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Old 11-18-2009, 12:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Here in the US there are two Bold 9700 variants - the AT&T one which has support for 850/800/1900 MHz UMTS and the T-Mobile one which has support for 1700/900 MHz UMTS.

I am curious to find out which variant is going to be released by international carriers. Is there a third variant?

- Is it safe to assume that no matter what variant you use, it is really the US where it matters (so you can roam 3G either on T-Mo or ATT)?

- For example in Canada, which device have Rogers, Telus and Bell released? I think Roger's website says its the AT&T variant.

- How about Orange and Vodafone in the UK?

- How about T-Mobile UK and Germany?

Also - it appears from reading these threads that both variants are capable of doing UMA but it is carrier dependent. Is that true?

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Old 11-18-2009, 06:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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T-mobile UK, Orange UK, and Vodafone (including O2 if they rever released it) use the same network as AT&T, so its that variant.

The only problem here is T-mobile US using a completely different 3G frequency.
Although it appears to be the same requency as WIND in Italy. (per another thread).
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