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Old 07-20-2005, 12:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have another question I'm hoping someone here can help me with. I'm looking at possibly buying a used BB over eBay or something like that. If the phone says it's a Cingular/AT&T or T-Mobile or something phone, and I would need to use Rogers up here in Canada - is it possible to have it switched or is it that once it's been set to a company - that's the company it will only work with from then on. Any help?
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You can get GSM/GPRS phones (Cingular and T-Mobile) unlocked so they will work with a foriegn carrier. You'll probably have to pay someone (bongowireless.com) to get your phone unlocked. I think Bongo charges $100.00 or so.

Another option is to just buy a used phone that has already been unlocked, and hopefully the seller is honest about it.
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Thanks alot, man.
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You're welcome... but I'm a woman ;)
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If you look carefully on e-bay, there are plenty of Berries for sale that will work on Rogers because they were Rogers to begin with.
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Thanks for the help to both - and sorry about the gender confusion.
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