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Old 05-05-2009, 08:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Do I have to install a new operating system or software; if I plan to use the blackberry 9000 with T-mobile?
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No, you just need to unlock the device.
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Would I be able to use all the function or some will be disable?
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You won't have 3G. Other than that, you should be OK.
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You won't have 3G. Other than that, you should be OK.
Which doesn't matter since my local area doesn't have a 3G Blackberry from T-Mobile anyways.

To answer your question, I am running a 9530 on T-Mobile USA with full function and no issues what so ever.
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yeah, T-mobile doesn't have 3-G network in my area as well.
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The issue isn't that T-Mobile doesn't have 3G in your area, the issue is that Tmo uses a different frequency for their 3G. The Bold will not pick up that frequency.
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Gotta ya! Now I know why my wife's Iphone doesn't pick up 3G, thanks!
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