| | Re: 1.5 million unlocked iPhones?
On 2008-02-15, SMS <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dennis Ferguson wrote:
>> On 2008-02-15, SMS <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> The functionality of the unlocked iPhone is severely limited. You can
>>> use it as a quad band world phone and as a WiFi web browser, but not
>>> with 2G data services.
>> Why would you think that? On the Hong Kong subway I sat beside a
>> kid who was web-browsing with his iPhone and I'm very sure there
>> was no WiFi.
> Why are you sure that there was no WiFi?
Because it was a KCR train, not an MTR train.
> In any case, you're correct about 2G, what I meant to say was "but not
> with 2G data services on _prepaid_ on a MVNO or on T-Mobile."
I guess that's true in the USA, but not other countries. In the UK
I use the $2 per day prepaid 3G data service to avoid paying the
$40 or $50 per day the hotels seem to ask for the Internet service in