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Old 11-23-2008, 01:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am looking at buying a 87xx, 8800 or 8830 model to use with a European provider. Does anyone know if these units will also work in the USA when I travel there? Thank you
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Old 11-23-2008, 06:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You'd have to check with your provider. For us in the USA, when we travel we can roam on data but it is very expensive. AT&T offers us a international plan but for short term visits, it isn't worth the one year contract they make you sign.
My GUESS is T-Mobile would have the best roaming deal from Europe to the USA but their service isn't as widespread as AT&T.

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Old 11-23-2008, 06:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi,
I think (please correct me if I'm wrong) that Molson is wondering if the actual handest it's self will work (so does it need to be quad band/tri-band etc).

As for data, I don't usually have my data services turned on while aproad (I'm usually on holiday when I'm away!!) but for phone calls, I have Vodafone attach their Vodafone Passport bolt on to my account (it's a free add on!) and it means that you get a 1 off connection fee for your out going calls (about 50p i think) but any time on the actual call comes off your inclusive traffic mins, so one of the best international call plan I've seen.

But Never really looking into their international data charges.
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Old 11-23-2008, 07:41 AM   #4 (permalink)
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My advice is to get a device which your carrier supports. If the phone supports quad band GSM, then it should work in the US.
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