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    Simple! Do a google search "IMEI Checker". ...

    Simple! Do a google search "IMEI Checker". You'll see a number of websites. Select one of them. Enter your phone's IMEI at the prompt. You should get either a "Clean/Clear/Not Blacklisted etc..."...
  2. Sticky: Oops! Confused the contract setup with some of...

    Oops! Confused the contract setup with some of the "add-ons" available with prepaid. You're probably familiar with them- Pay 10 for the basic service, add an extra 5 and get a bunch of extra...
  3. Sticky: I think that's the case. However, it may be an...

    I think that's the case. However, it may be an idea to contact the provider to verify that.
  4. Sticky: Correct! Should have mentioned that. I/we also...

    Correct! Should have mentioned that. I/we also have a T-Mobile (UK) paygo account with the same limitation. About every 5 months I send a text from one phone to the other. Chargeable transaction...
  5. Sticky: Just spent 3 weeks in UK &. Italy. I used Three...

    Just spent 3 weeks in UK &. Italy. I used Three Network prepaid in both countries. 3 UK now has a "321" rate. 3 pence/min. voice, 2 pence per text and 1p per mb of data. (approx $0.045, 0.03 &...
  6. Sticky: You don't need a credit card to top up. Simply go...

    You don't need a credit card to top up. Simply go to any store, service station or other business displaying the top up symbol. Pay the cash and use the top up card which is linked to your SIM. Some...
  7. Compatibility between Fido/Rogers phones may now...

    Compatibility between Fido/Rogers phones may now be the norm. Prior to unlocking, my Rogers Lumia 520 accepted a Fido SIM and similarly, my wife's Fido locked Samsung accepted a Rogers SIM.
  8. Update. November 12, received call from CSR...

    Update. November 12, received call from CSR manager. The full amount of the disputed sales tax has been credited to my account. Person was very polite. My only comment now, is that it's a pity that...
  9. Prepaid migration to month to month postpaid and GST/PST charges

    One of my prepaid accounts had a fairly high balance.
    In late August I migrated it to a post paid (month to month, no contract) account.
    Some of the balance was used to purchase a phone outright....
  10. Thread: CWTA Ad

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    I've had 2 T-mobile(US) SIMs (prepaid) for about...

    I've had 2 T-mobile(US) SIMs (prepaid) for about 4 years. Definitely 90 days expiration initially. (I have just checked my records).
    My SIMs have always roamed in Canada. In fact, I activated one...
  11. Thread: CWTA Ad

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    Canadian vs US Prepaid. Rogers: $0.40/minute...

    Canadian vs US Prepaid.

    Rogers: $0.40/minute local and ~$0.69 L. Distance
    T-Mobile (US) $0.333/minute. NO long distance. Next door or across the US (incl Alaska & Hawaii): $0.333/minute.
    ...
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    If I remember correctly, Bill C32 contained a...

    If I remember correctly, Bill C32 contained a specific reference to cell phones, which stated that it would be perfectly legal to unlock a cell phone. The one main proviso was, that those phones...
  13. This is a common error with some unlocked...

    This is a common error with some unlocked T-Mobile branded phones used on the Rogers system. This is the first time I've heard of it occurring on the Fido network.

    I had a T-Mo branded Moto V3i...
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    Problem solved! WorldIRC: Should have...

    Problem solved!
    WorldIRC: Should have mentioned: Service Centre Number was checked and found to be correct.
    Yesterday, I went to the local Fido Store. They were were great.
    Asked if they had a...
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    Thanks - I'll call them again and ask that they...

    Thanks - I'll call them again and ask that they try the resend etc. Powercycled? Yup! many, many times...! :lol
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    SMS Send Problem

    I'll keep it as short as possible.

    Fido prepaid account - 30 cent/min option
    About 1 week ago, had account transferred to new SIM. Old one 5 years old and battered.
    Today, changed from 30 cent...
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    If you search (Google/Yahoo etc.) for Blackberry...

    If you search (Google/Yahoo etc.) for Blackberry Apps you should find a number of sites. As usual, there's good stuff, free stuff and crud that should be avoided. Many sites offer a direct download...
  18. Quite correct: I was thinking of operation only...

    Quite correct: I was thinking of operation only within the US - completely forgot that we may need to call back to Canada!
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    My OS: 4.5.0.102 - Older. This is a Pearl 8120....

    My OS: 4.5.0.102 - Older. This is a Pearl 8120.

    I just double checked my d/l procedure from BB App World.
    I have BB Desktop installed and use it for Sync/Backup etc.

    I connect the 8120 to my...
  20. Cheap voice and data: First of all - a...

    Cheap voice and data:
    First of all - a correction. In my prior post I said $10.00 gets 100 minutes. It should read 30 minutes.
    Your best bet may be a pre-paid activation kit. It has a few...
  21. I don't know about Virgin Mobile, but you can...

    I don't know about Virgin Mobile, but you can purchase a T-Mobile SIM and activate it, on-line from within Canada. (I've activated three of them that way). In fact, T-Mobile will even accept a...
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    I have been playing around with a BB Pearl 8120...

    I have been playing around with a BB Pearl 8120 which I managed to coax back to life. I currently use it in pretty much the same manner as the OP. Phone, SMS and WiFi for some internet use....
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    First of all: A Rogers prepaid SIM equipped...

    First of all:
    A Rogers prepaid SIM equipped phone will roam in the UK as long as it is capable of operation on the 900/1800 MHz frequency bands. As far as I know, the Magic is a quad band, so it...
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    I get a very similar message on my paygo...

    I get a very similar message on my paygo transaction history. I'm currently using an HTC S621. If I mistakenly try the browser without activating WiFi, I get the standard Rogers "nag" message...
  25. Some Motorola phones, the V3 series, for example,...

    Some Motorola phones, the V3 series, for example, will be re-locked if a software update is applied. However, the original subsidy code will unlock the phone again.
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