World Phone and Verizon

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  1. Adron

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    I just want to be clear but if I get the 4s from Verizon they won't turn off the world phone capability or anything crazy like that would they? Being able to use my phone over seas was a big attraction I had to ATT when I switched a few years ago and I have to admit I am a little skeptical about verizon.
     
  2. Eragon

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    Correct. The CDMA 4S will have a locked SIM to Verizon or Sprint. You'll have to use theses carrier's intl roaming plans overseas.

    Personally, I'm hoping for a SIM unlock so I can use my native AT&T SIM for poor VZW coverage domestically. Another benefit would being able to use foreign Sims when traveling overseas. Can't do that locked.


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  3. iP5

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    In Canada when Bell & Telus were CDMA, their "world phones" were locked from working on Roger's GSM but were SIM unlocked abroad. You can always hope they're that generous.

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  4. Hillbilly

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    I have used VZW world phones in Asia and Canada. The CDMA actually works in many countries but GSM as well. As others have said you will need a local SIM depending on the country. And in any case be prepared to pay!
     
  5. Adron

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    Thanks!
     
  6. Hillbilly

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    And yes, visiting Asia was a culture shock to old hillbilly. Nothing like the holler.
     
  7. iP5

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    Holler?

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  8. Hillbilly

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    Hillbilly for hollow.
     

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