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

Adam Glauser adamglauser at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 11:54:08 EDT 2011

On 9/23/2011 11:33 AM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Bob Jonkman <bjonkman at sobac.com
> <mailto: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.

 From what I can see, quite a few of the WIND handsets are multiband, 
that is they support AWS(1700 MHz) as well as 1900/1800/900/850 MHz.

Glenn Henshaw said:
 > Bell, Rogers, and Telus run their HSPA (3G) services on 850 and 1900MHz.

So shouldn't these multiband phones work on the other major carrier's 
networks (assuming they'll give you a SIM card for your unlocked phone)?

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