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Old 09-21-2007, 09:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm buying an 8820. The $200 savings/2 year contract saves me (actually my company) only $8.33 a month.

1. If I pay full price for the phone from ATT can I use it with another carrier?

2. If I pay full price, will ATT set me up on a month to month so I can switch later if I decide to.

Thanks. I appreciate that this is probably a "DUH?"question to you but I just don't know how this works.
Old 09-21-2007, 09:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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1 - Yes, you can use it with another carrier that has the same network type (i.e., T-Mobile OK, Sprint, not OK). You'd have to have the device 'unlocked' first to do so. Search for GSMPhonesource here and they can help.

2 - Not sure about month to month... you could call them or someone here may know, too.
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Old 09-21-2007, 10:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't think ATT will just sell the phone with out a serivce contract(may be wrong). If I were I would try to find one on ebay or craiglist.
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Old 09-21-2007, 10:57 AM   #4 (permalink)
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You can check our Buy/Sell/Trade forum right here. There are lots of those going up for sale right now.
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