verizon and openmoko

mark at mark at
Wed Jan 24 17:29:33 CET 2007

I wasn't asking if it made sense, just if anyone knew if I could use the
phone on Verizon.  No need to defend the decision to just use GSM...I
personally leave the blame on Verizon for not keeping up with technology.

thanks though,

> It doesn't make sense for FIC to offer a CDMA handset just for the USA,
> it's a dieing technology and GSM is more widely operated in almost all
> countries outside of the USA.
> Regards,
> Dean Collins
> Cognation Pty Ltd
> dean at
> +1-212-203-4357 Ph
> +1-917-207-3420 Mb
> +61-2-9016-5642 (Sydney in-dial).
> -----Original Message-----
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> mark at
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> Subject: verizon and openmoko
> Just wanted to see if anyone knows whether or not the OpenMoko phone
> would
> work with Verizon?  I have attempted to research what protocols Verizon
> supports, and it appears that they use EVDO and CDMA, technology which
> isn't supported on this phone.  I was highly excited about the product
> until it seemed that I couldn't use it on my carrier.  I don't really
> want
> to have to change carriers to use the openmoko phone.
> Any info would be helpful, thanks!
> -Mark
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