Actually, in some markets, you can get 1900 MHz 3G on T-Mobile's network when using an AT&T handset. As a condition of the failed merger, AT&T ended up transferring some 1900 MHz bandwidth to T-Mobile.
The problem is, though, this list of transfer markets is not public. I have heard about people in the San Francisco area getting 1900 MHz 3G, but that's about it.
Yeah, I guess I should have been more concise on my statement of 1900..in my head it sounded better. I was referring to the 1900 frequency for say an at&t 9000 running on TMO US 3G as Raino commented. I'm curious what parts of the country are getting refarmed
Thanks Laura, you can add some overseas Vodafone, iWireless from Iowa for the 1700 band or 1,4,8 AWS devices too. And I'm sure there are more [=
The thought of having a 9000 back in my hand on TMO 3G is getting me excited!!
I resorted to using my old unlocked AT&T 9000 on Tmo..the other day I saw the wireless radio reset on its own and when it came back, I had 3G with the blackberry symbol next to it...however, it didn't stay on 3G for too long..and reverted to EDGE when I moved to another room. I reset the radio manually and was able to duplicate it but it did not stick...this is in the Houston TX area...I'm guessing there's some revamping going on definitely.
Yes there is because now in Cleveland ohio we are getting 3/G speed on the iphone for about a month now and even the unlocked blackberrys from At&t saudi is not picking it up on our towers. Don't get me wrong it is not locking onto the signal for to long but it is progress so I'm happy
I am now at Speedway out of city area and see that my wife iPhone also has 3G connection. It seems that the coverage is getting larger. We were in downtown and there was 3G. The signal is quite strong and last the whole time while we were in the coverage areas.
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