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Old July 6th, 2011, 07:32 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by KnowProblem View Post
Technically, how are they achieving that? Usually once you SIM unlock a device it is good on any carrier. Perhaps those other phones you are talking about didn't have the US GSM bands (i.e. they didn't have GSM-850 and GSM-1900), which at least according to the official Motorola specs, the photon specifically does include.
I was curious and found this: Using Sprint HTC Touch Pro 2 on At&t network - HTC Touch Pro2 (Sprint) - Windows Phone Forums - HTC Community

So it might be possible to hack the Photon in the future to work in the US GSM networks...although with the Motorola encrypted bootloader it would be a lot harder.
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