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Old 04-07-2008, 09:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
I am off to the UK (London, Dublin) next week and am wondering what I need to do to get my 8310 work there?

a) Get it unlocked from AT&T
b) Get a prepaid UK SIM once over there or will my AT&T service work there?
c) If I remain on AT&T what kind of roaming charges (for data) am I looking at? Having access to my email would be helpful if possible.
d) Anything else?

Sorry about the laundry list of questions - I know I could have called AT&T to get the info but work has been crazy before my departure...plus you guys know these things better...

Thanks in advance!!!
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Old 04-07-2008, 09:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Unlocked with a local SIM is the best/cheapest method. Otherwise, make sure you get an international voice and data plan from ATT.

Make sure you have an international charger and plug kit.
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Old 04-07-2008, 10:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Unlocked with a local sim for sure...and if you can't get it unlocked before don't worry there are plenty of small cell shops over there that will do it for cheap...took 5 minutes and worked fine my whole time in Dublin. Have a great time over there.
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Old 04-07-2008, 10:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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International BB Data for ATT I believe is 64.99 and a 1 year contract
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Dublin is not part of the UK so if you are going to buy a sim when you are over here then you would need to buy one in London and another one in Dublin - otherwise you'll be paying international rates regardless and therefore would have been better off using your AT&T sim. The other option is to get an O2 prepay sim card with ITS and it'll work out a bit cheaper as O2 also operate in Dublin.
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Thanks for the tips guys!! Appreciate it!
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