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Old 05-27-04, 11:52 AM
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Cell phone question?

Hope this is the right forum to ask this but, are all cell phones interchangeable with all carriers? My friend has a T-mobile Ericsson camera phone that he will be getting rid of when he upgrades, so I was wondering if I can get my ATT Wireless service transferred over to to that phone so I could get rid of my old Nokia brick.
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Old 05-27-04, 12:06 PM
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Not all phones are interchangable. It depends on the phones technology and what frequencies it runs on.
T-mobile uses GSM, so if you're on the ATT GSM plan then you might be able to use the Ericsson phone. It depends on what frequencies the Ericsson phone supports. If you can get the Model number we can find out.

If you are on ATT's TDMA plan then you'll have to switch to a GSM even if the phone does support the GSM frequencies.

FYI: www.howardforums.com
is a great place for cell phone questions.
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Old 05-27-04, 12:36 PM
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Thanks for the info. I'm pretty sure I have TDMA service.
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