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Old 07-30-2011, 06:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an international SIM card that when I originally put it in my unlocked phone it said T-Mobile. (It isn't T-Mobile but appears to run on their network is my guess) I went ahead and got an actual T-Mobile SIM so that I could download the OS and Service Books from T-Mobile. Now that it is all done, I put the international SIM back into the phone and it now registers wtih ATT at the top! Any ideas on how to get it back to saying T-mobile? The APN still registers as T-Mobile.

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AT&T is purchasing T-Mobile. Solving your issue would be useless.
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AT&T is purchasing T-Mobile. Solving your issue would be useless.
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Great news. Any ideas when this will occur?

P.S. No one knows.
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AT&T is purchasing T-Mobile. ....
It will be years before this is finalized.
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Sounds to me like the BlackBerry is connecting to the strongest network available. Go to Manage Connections > Mobile Network Options and see what's set. If it's 'automatic' you might be able to change it to your preferred carrier.
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The T-mobile acquisition should be approved by the end of the year, and finalized by summer 2012.

Also, since roaming agreements have been reached between T-Mobile and AT&T many years ago, there is no practical reason to worry about which network you are using.
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Since the FCC has stopped the clock on the acquisition I don't see how anyone has any real idea.
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