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GSM Unlocked Phone

brandonjbarnard
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Good Day!

 

Been pondering buying a phone off of eBay since my Lumia 920 is starting to die, and wondering if a a "Verizon GSM unlocked" device would work on the Rogers network? Is it safe to assume that since the Android  HTC ONE M8 is a Rogers device, that the HTC ONE M8 for Windows would also work on the same network if it was unlocked?

 

Thanks!

 

 

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Re: GSM Unlocked Phone

RogersDarrell
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Morning @brandonjbarnard,

 

First you would need to confirm what frequencies the specific device functions on. Then confirm if those frequencies are compatible with our Network which uses GSM, UMTS, HSPA and HSPA+ at 850 MHz and 1900 MHz, or LTE technology at 2100/2600 MHz AWS.

 

You can find more information here.

 

 

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Re: GSM Unlocked Phone

RogersDarrell
Community Manager (Retired)
Community Manager (Retired)

Morning @brandonjbarnard,

 

First you would need to confirm what frequencies the specific device functions on. Then confirm if those frequencies are compatible with our Network which uses GSM, UMTS, HSPA and HSPA+ at 850 MHz and 1900 MHz, or LTE technology at 2100/2600 MHz AWS.

 

You can find more information here.

 

 

RogersDarrell

Re: GSM Unlocked Phone

IainS
I Plan to Stick Around

I have a verizon lumia Icon which i use on rogers, LTE works fine, the only thing you wont be able to use is MMS and you cant set that on any verizon phone unless its being used on verizon network.

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