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Old 06-21-2009, 07:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Do I need to contact AT&T before traveling to Europe and Asia on business or will the phone work without their intervention?
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Old 06-21-2009, 07:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah, Int data plan and roaming option.
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:11 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I have used the 8800 for 2 years on ATT and never told them I was going. It worked fine in Hong Kong and China.

Recently picked up the bold and didn't tell them I was going and it worked in Japan last month with no problems.

The only thing is if you don't want to get charged a crazy amount then get on that intl roaming plan.

All I did was use the phone and turned off all data and used wifi hotspots. The phone worked great, like I was home. Hope this helps.
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