1. charlespowell's Avatar
    I have 2 Blackberry Storms 9500s, and supposedly they are unlocked, they came from a friend that works at rim and I am trying to get them to work on my business account through telus, but when I went to check to see if they are unlocked:

    under options>advanced options> sim card> type mepd> and then under each setting

    SIM; unknown

    Network unknown

    Network subset unknown

    Service Provider unknown

    Corporate; unknown

    What does this mean?
    02-23-11 05:21 PM
  2. aznlgcy's Avatar
    First of all any Blackberry Storm devices will not work on the Telus network, unless it is a 9530 or 9550 with the ESN or MEID registered in Telus' system already.

    The Telus HSPA SIM will not work in the Storm as Telus does not run a EDGE network; only a 3G HSPA network. The storm devices are not 3G capable unfortunately with a SIM. These Storm devices will only be good on Fido or Rogers in Canada.

    Not exactly sure what those settings mean saying unknown.
    02-23-11 05:24 PM
  3. luqman24's Avatar
    Sounds like they are Europe versions (9500 and 9520) as Rogers and Fido do not carry them. Like aznlgcy said they will only work with those 2 carriers. Your best bet would be to sell it or give it back to your friend if you are not interested in using them on Rogers or Fido.

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    02-23-11 06:38 PM