Originally Posted by ynottonys
Where do you get these new OS versions - and - how do you know if it works with your carrier, or do all OS 5 varieties work if the phone came with it (i.e. Bold 9700 T-Mobile)?
RIM develops the OS versions... the service providers test them and when satisfied with the performance, they release them for their devices.
Yes, as long as you follow the instructions in the sticky threads, you can use any OS that that was released for your devices...