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General New speculation on why the ICS update is taking so long

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MrDangerous, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. MrDangerous

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    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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    The GSM radio isnt going to be activated until the ICS update. It was already in the leaked build ready to go.
     
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    Is there an FM radio in the thing? :)
     
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    What Wifi chip we have? Too lazy to look inside the kernel.
     
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    Well I do alot of things.... but professionally ..
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    I tried an active tmobile sim last night with no luck
     
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