[TriLUG] FOSS/Linux phones
Douglas A. Whitfield
douglasawh at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 12:58:31 EDT 2008
According to GSM World 850 is working in the US:
I've read previously that AT&T and FreeRunner would work and though I'd
still like to see the SIM card slot in the FreeRunner before I purchase,
I've been told they have one of those too.
On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 9:02 AM, Chess Griffin <chess at chessgriffin.com>
> On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 11:53 PM, Tarus Balog <tarus at opennms.org> wrote:
> > On Jul 3, 2008, at 11:27 PM, Douglas A. Whitfield wrote:
> >> What carriers? I'm very interested in this!
> > It looks like any GSM carrier will work. Just stick your SIM card into
> > the phone and voila.
> > -T
> Since the 850 band Freerunners are the only ones available, does
> anyone know if the 850 will work on Cingular/AT&T here in Raleigh? I
> think so -- I believe the US uses the 850 GSM band -- but just wanted
> to check before shelling out $400... :-)
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