freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

Michael Shiloh michael at
Sun Jul 6 01:27:11 CEST 2008

Steven Kurylo wrote:
>> now, I got some more infos, but it still doesn't work.
>> Today I was on an O2 shop, too. They gave me a NEW SIMCARD and I tried it.
>> Same again. It doesn't want my pin.
>> I asked the man in the shop and he called someone, after this, he said that
>> it is the newest simcard they have.
>> So: Get a newer simcard is NO solution.
> Actually if you look at your AT output, you're now getting error 32
> which is "Network not allowed, emergency calls only".  I'm no gsm
> expert, but my first thought is that O2 didn't activate the new sim
> card.  Try the new sim card in a different phone?  Or double check
> with O2 that the new sim card has been activated.

Good theory - Ian, didn't we have this problem with your SIM card at SCALE?

I've used prepaid SIM cards with good results - I always test in the 
store before I leave, for this very reason.

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