September 28th, 2012, 12:41 PM
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Join Date: May 2010
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Device(s): Droid Eris Running GSB,
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New speculation on why the ICS update is taking so long
With the release of the unlocked iPhone 5 on Verizon, I wonder if Verizon has realized with the tethering debacle that by selling a locked LTE capable phone they may also be forced by the FCC and their open access policy re: the 700MHz spectrum to unlock the phones?
Perhaps Verizon is starting to bundle unlock codes in the updates and maybe that was a last minute decision?
We know our phone has some GSM guts in it so perhaps this is what is happening?
Anyone tried to put an AT&T or T-Mobile SIM in this phone just for fun?
I had a deactivated T-Mobile SIM that I put in but I couldn't tell if the phone accepted it or not because it wasn't active.
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