[kwlug-disc] WIND is in K-W?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Fri Sep 23 11:33:47 EDT 2011


On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Bob Jonkman <bjonkman at sobac.com> wrote:

> Buy a handset from WIND, and after three months they'll unlock it for you
> so you can take it to a different carrier.


I don't think that would work. Or it will only partially work (voice but not
data or something), due to the different frequencies.


> But if you buy a handset from another carrier you'll have to find your own
> unlocking service, and it's likely that others' phones won't work on WIND
> since their network uses UTMS and requires compatible radios.  Without the
> right radio hardware you'd be roaming constantly, so that's no benefit.
>

I don't think you'd be roaming. It won't connect to the towers that are
doing different frequencies.
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