Originally Posted by Dan215
I was told that my "Gemplus" sim card did not allow manual network select no matter where I was. My only option was to have another sim activated, leave it in a cing phone in the states for 24 hours and then FedEx'd to me in Argentina. Three days with no phone, etc. Hopefully this is a helpful solution. But I would recommend anyone with Cingular and a gemplus sim to switch it out.
I had a 64k national SIM last July when I was in CR, and I never looked to see if it was a Gemplus branded card...