1. sabbaba's Avatar
    Do any BB offer 3G in the US or is it only available when traveling outside the states? I im most interested in Verizon only.
    10-09-10 10:31 AM
  2. the_sandman_454's Avatar
    Tour, Bold, Storm 2, and the 9330 Curve I believe are all CDMA EVDO REV A devices on Verizon's network in the US, meaning you get 3g coverage on the Verizon network. If you mean using them on a GSM network (on the world phones) in the US (ATT, etc) then you will only get 2g coverage in the US.
    Last edited by the_sandman_454; 10-09-10 at 10:38 AM.
    10-09-10 10:36 AM
  3. Spiral_ouT's Avatar
    In layman terms, yes. All current models, and a few older ones, support 3G speeds.

    Verizon has this nice page on their website that displays all of their current 3G devices.
    Verizon Wireless - America's Largest 3GNetwork
    10-09-10 10:40 AM
  4. sabbaba's Avatar
    Thanks for the quick replys. for some reason I thought the tour 9630 was only wifi in the US and 3g avail outside.
    10-09-10 11:07 AM
  5. Spiral_ouT's Avatar
    Thanks for the quick replys. for some reason I thought the tour 9630 was only wifi in the US and 3g avail outside.
    The Tour 9630 does not support WiFi in general.
    10-09-10 11:09 AM
  6. the_sandman_454's Avatar
    Thanks for the quick replys. for some reason I thought the tour 9630 was only wifi in the US and 3g avail outside.
    9630 has no wifi capability at all.
    10-09-10 11:19 AM
  7. sabbaba's Avatar
    WOW! guess talking to verizon people at some locations is a waste.
    Is wifi necessary if 3g available? I am buying used BB on ebay as verizon contract not up yet and not sure android is for me
    10-09-10 11:25 AM
  8. the_sandman_454's Avatar
    For me wifi is nearly useless since I'm not anywhere that has a wifi hotspot on a regular basis, and don't live in an area where I can get broadband internet at home.

    Verizon has a pretty good 3g network, and I don't think you would really miss wifi, at last I don't.
    10-09-10 11:38 AM
  9. Spiral_ouT's Avatar
    WOW! guess talking to verizon people at some locations is a waste.
    Is wifi necessary if 3g available? I am buying used BB on ebay as verizon contract not up yet and not sure android is for me
    The commission driven employees at the stores will sometimes say anything to make a sale.

    WiFi on a Verizon Blackberry only makes data speeds slightly faster (example: internet browsing). You also need to be in a WiFi hotspot to use it. WiFi has zero affect on your ability to make or take calls and definitely isn't necessary. It's more of a luxury.
    10-09-10 01:45 PM
  10. Deathcommand's Avatar
    Tour, Bold, Storm 2, and the 9330 Curve I believe are all CDMA EVDO REV A devices on Verizon's network in the US, meaning you get 3g coverage on the Verizon network. If you mean using them on a GSM network (on the world phones) in the US (ATT, etc) then you will only get 2g coverage in the US.
    9330 is REV O
    According to what I hear.
    10-11-10 08:48 AM
  11. the_sandman_454's Avatar
    Oh. There had been talk of that being the first 3g curve, so I assumed it meant rev a. I could easily be mistaken though. I just figured RIM couldn't be so lame as to release 3 generations of a device which the original Curve (the 8330) should have been rev a capable but weren't.
    Last edited by the_sandman_454; 10-11-10 at 08:58 AM.
    10-11-10 08:54 AM
  12. Rootbrian's Avatar
    My 9700 is 3G.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    10-11-10 10:12 AM
  13. Spiral_ouT's Avatar
    My 9700 is 3G.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    Relevance to the topic?? OP was only talking about Verizon.
    10-11-10 10:29 AM
  14. Rootbrian's Avatar
    Relevance to the topic?? OP was only talking about Verizon.
    I forgot, I did see more than a dozen of those companies ads on most of the canadian channels. I did see the curve 3g there last week.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    10-11-10 10:31 AM
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