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Old 10-25-2011, 07:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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just bought this unlocked phone from verizon and need to travel with it to Europe. I want to be sure it is quad band.

Another thing is can I remove verizon flash screen on start up ?

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I want to be sure it is quad band.
Another thing is can I remove verizon flash screen on start up ?
BlackBerry - Storm 2 Touch Screen Phone - New Storm2 9550 Smartphone

The 9550 supports all of the following:
Quad-band: 850/900/1800/1900MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks
Single-band: 2100MHz UMTS/HSPA networks
Dual-band: 800/1900MHz CDMA/Ev-DO Rev A networks

No, you can't remove the splash screen.

If you plan to use the device with a local SIM in Europe, you'll need to make sure the device is unlocked.
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so this phone supports all network regardles of provider.
I guess it has to be unlocked like amazon claims since it was branded by version and now I use with t-mobile, right?
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so this phone supports all network regardles of provider.
Not all networks. Just the ones I mentioned above.
It doesn't support any 3G bands when being used as a GSM device.

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I guess it has to be unlocked like amazon claims since it was branded by version and now I use with t-mobile, right?
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