Originally Posted by kingston73
SO you're saying that any 3g phone will automatically work on Tmo's HSPA network? If that's true why are they advertising the G2 as their first HSPA phone?
I'm not saying anything except what I posted, which is to pass along what T-Mobile posted on twitter back in July. No more, no less. But note Raptor was asking about BlackBerrys at the time, and T-Mobile was responding about their current 3G devices and not necessarily any 3G device.
I don't have a clue as to the answer to the second question.
EDIT: I looked again at what I retweeted. T-Mobile used the word compatible. So, "work" on HSPA+ may simply mean "work" as opposed to "not work." I need to find the original question that T-Mobile was responding to.
EDIT #2: Ok. Here is the exchange from back in July--
From @Raptor464 http://twitter.com/Raptor464/status/19106240981
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@TMobile_USA will my BlackBerry Bold 9700 be compatible with the new HSPA+ network? Or will it be restricted to normal 3G speeds?
and the reply as retweeted by me http://twitter.com/TMobile/status/19111570586
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TMobile @Raptor464 Our current 3G devices are compatible with our HSPA+ network ^AT
For what it's worth.