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joginder 11-22-2005 10:11 PM

No Contract-OK. Device Locked or Unlocked
 
I just called Cingular and asked about this question if I am not signing up any plan or contract then I should get the device unlocked . Correct ? can someone veryfy this? She did not know much about this unlock stuff.
Otherwise why would i pay 200$ extra?

mike_187 11-22-2005 11:06 PM

it will be locked, no contract only means u dont have to stay with cingular for a certain amount of time, you can cancel anytime or do w/e. i belive cingular will send you the unlock code after 3 months of being a loyal customer. so if you sign up for the contract and they give you the unlock code and you cancel your cingular account, you will probabbly get charged those extra 200 dollars that you got disscounted, so either way they get their money.

anyway i dont kno y u need it unlocked but if it is for overseas travel cingular will unlock it. or if you want to go for a different provider like t-mobile then if you didint get the contract and they send you the unlock code you are good to go.

Aroc 11-23-2005 06:37 AM

If you pay full MSRP, it will probably be locked, but the good news is since there was no phone subsidy, you won't have trouble getting an unlock code. Does that help?

NJBlackBerry 11-23-2005 06:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aroc
If you pay full MSRP, it will probably be locked, but the good news is since there was no phone subsidy, you won't have trouble getting an unlock code. Does that help?

Do you honestly believe Cingular (now AT&T Wireless) will unlock it because you paid MSRP. I would really bet against that, given Cingular/AT&T Wireless unwillingness to unlock BlackBerrys.

Stinsonddog 11-23-2005 06:59 AM

No way no how
 
That's what my rep told me. Formerly ATT now Cingular (now ATT), and we have thousands of BB's at my company. He told me they never give out unlock codes.

NJBlackBerry 11-23-2005 07:04 AM

And that is one reason why we tend to buy more T-Mobile BBs than Cingulars. Because they absolutely refuse to unlock them.

DaMaDo 11-23-2005 10:27 AM

Are the 8700Rs from Rogers unlocked?

Scooters 11-23-2005 10:34 AM

I was told more than once that Cingular (Orange Network) does some type of compression based on network loading. The old AT&T units (Blue Network)do not do that type of compression. Thus, they won't unlock the AT&T units to go onto the Cingular (Orange) Network.

Does anyone else know about this??

corey@12mile 11-23-2005 12:55 PM

Wanna buy a bridge?

Quote:

Originally Posted by Scooters
I was told more than once that Cingular (Orange Network) does some type of compression based on network loading. The old AT&T units (Blue Network)do not do that type of compression. Thus, they won't unlock the AT&T units to go onto the Cingular (Orange) Network.

Does anyone else know about this??


Soapm 11-23-2005 01:00 PM

Is it a "steal" bridge (LOLOL)


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