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Old 10-12-2010, 10:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone know if this will work without any additional setup, etc? If you need more information, please let me know. thanks.
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What cell carrier are you planning to use? If it is a GSM carrier, it would need to be unlocked.
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Thanks for the quick response. Yeah, should have mentioned the carrier

It's a US Cellular device.
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9630 will work with a carrier global plan
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From what I recall, US Cellular is CDMA. The 9630 is both CDMA and GSM. You need to unlock the GSM portion if it isn't already to use on a GSM carrier. Keep in mind that you will not get 3G speeds, only EDGE using GSM.
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Thanks for the feedback, AK & Dub. After talking with the user about why he needs access on vacation and the pluses & minuses, he's decided to go without. Frankly, if I was headed to the Bahamas for vacation, I don't think I'd want to hear my phone ring or feel it buzz...
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