Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry
The 8800 was a quad band GSM device so it should work.
In the MEPD screen, what does it show for the Network option.
Forget the top line that shows SIM Card: Security Disabled.
The Network option must show disabled and not active
In the MEPD screen it shows from top to bottom,
SIM card : security disabled
a 19 digit ID code beginning 8944,
Network subset Disabled
service provider Disabled
Phone number unknown number
My brother tells me that his company cancelled his telstra BB contract and he used it subsequently in Australia with another provider OK.