1. slyda007's Avatar
    Hi! nEWBIE HERE. On my way back to the Philippines and I'm planning to buy a Blackberry Storm as a present... I heard rumors that it isn't fully compatible with the Philippines GSM network... it's supposedly having issues sending text messages.

    Is there any truth to this???

    Thank you.
    02-23-09 01:03 AM
  2. Emerson098's Avatar
    What cell provider do you plan on useing?

    Connectivity Unlimited Resource Enterprise Inc (CURE)
    3G 2100

    Digital Telecommunications Phils, Inc (Digitel Mobile/Sun Cellular)
    GSM 1800

    Globe Telecom
    GSM 900/1800

    Globe Telecom
    3G 2100

    Innove Communications, Inc. (Islacom)
    GSM 900

    Smart Communications Inc (SMART Gold)
    GSM 900/1800

    Smart Communications Inc
    3G 2100
    02-23-09 01:08 AM
  3. slyda007's Avatar
    Globe Telecom.

    It doesn't make sense to me that the phone itself wouldn't work... I don't think it's a network issue since it's a world phone... maybe the guy has a defective phone, not sure... but it has something to do with texting capabilities and other features.

    Maybe the BB limits the use of the phone outside the intended region??? That would suck!
    Last edited by slyda007; 02-23-09 at 01:39 AM.
    02-23-09 01:29 AM
  4. Emerson098's Avatar
    Your best bet is to phone that company and ask for sure I can't see why it wouldn't work (google search turned up no know issues)

    Europe/Asia Pacific: 900MHz GSM/GPRS networks
    02-23-09 01:58 AM
  5. slyda007's Avatar
    Yep... just emailed Globe telecom...

    best bet though is to find a Blackberry Storm user in the Philippines in Crackberry... doesn't seem to be any.
    02-23-09 03:28 AM
  6. HawaiiRai's Avatar
    Try it out then let me know. XD
    02-23-09 06:30 AM