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Old 12-24-2009, 12:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I went from an AT&T bb 8900 to an unlocked T-Mobile 9700 bold and voice & data is working but not 3g.

Is that because the phone in AT&T's system is still curve or 8900? Customer care said my sim is provisioned for 3g, any thoughts?

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Old 12-24-2009, 01:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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According to the specs I've read, the T-Mobile version supports different 3G bands than the AT&T version. Your T-Mo Bold may not have the bands required for AT&T's 3G.

Anybody feel free to jump in and correct me. Just be gentle please!
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According to the 50 previous posts on the same topic (ahem), you will never be able to get a T-Mobile 9700 to acquire 3G on AT&T as they have different frequencies. Lots, and lots of posts on this.
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According to the 50 previous posts on the same topic (ahem), you will never be able to get a T-Mobile 9700 to acquire 3G on AT&T as they have different frequencies. Lots, and lots of posts on this.
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