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Old 08-08-2006, 09:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there, I wasn't sure exactly what category was best so I just put my question here. I recently had a plan with verizon on an old phone. The phone broke so I decided to get a blackberry. Does anyone know how to get an unlocked blackberry to work with verizon? I keep reading somethign about a sim card. Is there an additional fee and is there anyway to use the blackberry and not pay that fee?

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What model Blackberry did you get?
SIM cards are not used on the Verizon network, as Verizon uses a CDMA network.
You can't unlock a SIM based phone and use it on Verizon's network. You can only use CDMA devices on Verizon's network.
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Kindly use the search feature, this topic has been discussed in great detail in multiple threads.
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Hi there, I wasn't sure exactly what category was best so I just put my question here. I recently had a plan with verizon on an old phone. The phone broke so I decided to get a blackberry. Does anyone know how to get an unlocked blackberry to work with verizon? I keep reading somethign about a sim card. Is there an additional fee and is there anyway to use the blackberry and not pay that fee?

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