1. Tim is on the Internet's Avatar
    I can only imagine this is the right board for this. I just got an unlocked phone and am now on the Rogers network, and I was wondering if unlocked phones can connect to 3G. I can't seem to get out of EDGE.

    Is there a different APN or something?
    06-29-11 09:08 PM
  2. californiablackberry's Avatar
    No, the radio frequencies are different on some devices.
    That's why you only have EDGE.

    You have to make sure the frequencies match the ones your network uses.
    06-29-11 09:12 PM
  3. ridesno159's Avatar
    They can, but the phone needs to operate on the same bands as the network you're using it on.

    You most likely have a phone that is incompatible with Roger's 3G network. What carrier is your phone from?
    06-29-11 09:12 PM
  4. Tim is on the Internet's Avatar
    Mobilicity. It's an HTC Panache.
    06-29-11 09:15 PM
  5. californiablackberry's Avatar
    GSM/GPRS/EDGE on the 850 and 1900 MHz bands (Also known as 2G GSM, or 2.5G in the case of EDGE)
    UMTS/HSPA on the 850 and 1900 MHz bands (Also known as 3G GSM)
    ^ Rogers.

    UMTS/HSPA AWS/2100supported +
    GSM/GPRS/ EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    ^ Your device.
    06-29-11 09:17 PM
  6. ridesno159's Avatar
    Yea, you will only ever get EDGE.

    If you'd put it on Wind then you could get 3G...
    06-29-11 09:17 PM
  7. CarrierUnlock's Avatar
    I can only imagine this is the right board for this. I just got an unlocked phone and am now on the Rogers network, and I was wondering if unlocked phones can connect to 3G. I can't seem to get out of EDGE.

    Is there a different APN or something?
    Nope not if they don't support they same frequency bands
    06-30-11 02:05 AM
  8. Tim is on the Internet's Avatar
    Well, good thing like every third building has free WiFi. At least I have basic coverage where I need it.
    06-30-11 11:09 AM
  9. unlockthatphonecom's Avatar
    yes only downside of unlocking to be honest. but yes wifi is ggggreat!!
    07-01-11 08:06 PM
  10. unlockcellpro's Avatar
    yup good option....
    07-20-11 11:59 AM
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