OT: Telus "3G" network?

Dave Cramer davec-zxk95TxsVYDyHADnj0MGvQC/G2K4zDHf at public.gmane.org
Mon Nov 9 16:13:03 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Jon VanAlten <vanaltj-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Indeed.  They deployed the newer technology directly, ie they did not follow
> the GSM->UMTS upgrade path such as other GSM carriers in North America.
>  Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe what you need is a phone
> using UMTS, on the 850 or 1900 frequencies.  (I would not rely on the "G"
> aka "Generation" terminology as it has meant different things in different
> contexts).
> cheers,
> jon

Yes, it's UMTS 850/1900. The android G1 does not support it. On a
positive note Telus is selling a HTC Hero which is android and does
work! Although I'm locked in to bell for a few more years :(

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