Unlocked iPhone 4S now working in some T-Mobile network pockets

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Unlocked iPhone 4S now working in some T-Mobile network pockets

According to a support thread on T-Mobile’s troubleshooting site, an unlocked iPhone 4S could be used on T-Mobile’s network, utilizing the iPhone 4S UMTS 1 band.

This theory has been backed up by a report on an unofficial T-Mobile blog, claiming that an unlocked iPhone 4S, in certain parts of the country, can run on T-Mobile’s 3G network.

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iPhones have been a part of T-Mobile’s landscape since the beginning. In fact, T-Mobile offers a quite nice support community for iPhone users, despite not officially offering the product.

Now, as TmoNews reports, T-Mobile has begun reframing some of its spectrum in certain parts of the country. In areas of Nevada, Northern California, and the Pacific Northwest, T-Mobile has begun using the 1,900MHz band (the same one that an iPhone would use) for HSPA+.

T-Mobile’s normal spectrum is 1,700/2,100, which is not supported on the iPhone 4S.

How it all breaks down is this: T-Mobile is working on rolling out a reframed spectrum for PCS HSPA+ that could support Apple ‘s iPhone . Currently, iPhone users who have unlocked their phones for use on T-Mobile’s networks can only get 2G access. In the aforementioned parts of the country, users who have an unlocked iPhone 4S are f… [Read more]

Unlocked iPhone 4S now working in some T-Mobile network pockets

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