freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

steve steve at
Sun Jul 13 16:39:52 CEST 2008

Sean toldme this already existed somewhere 

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Shiloh [mailto:michael at] 
Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2008 10:55 AM
To: steve
Cc: 'List for Openmoko community discussion'; Brenda Wang
Subject: Re: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

Brenda, I presume you will do this as the wiki belongs to you, but if you
can't let me know and I'll do it. Let me know right away.


steve wrote:
> Michael and Brenda.  I want a Page on the wiki showing which carriers 
> have issues,  a table by country by carrier.
> This is vital for solving those cases where folks have problems and 
> for advising people prior to purchase.
> *From:* community-bounces at
> [mailto:community-bounces at] *On Behalf Of *atweb
> *Sent:* Tuesday, July 08, 2008 6:40 AM
> *To:* List for Openmoko community discussion
> *Subject:* Re: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?
> I´ve an o2-SIM from the time of "Viag-Interkom" in my Freerunner with 
> the Code "1001710251761MC" on the Chip-Side.
> I can perfectly phone an do SMS with it.
> cu
> Markus
> Jeffrey Ratcliffe schrieb:
>> 2008/7/8 Jeffrey Ratcliffe <jeffrey.ratcliffe at>
<mailto:jeffrey.ratcliffe at>:
>>> My German Blau SIM (On the back it says, amongst other things, 3V - 
>>> does that mean volts?) does NOT work on my new GTA02, despite what 
>>> is on
>>> One colleague's Dutch Orange SIM did work, but two other German 
>>> Vodafone SIMs did not.
>>> One German and one Dutch T-Mobile SIM did not work, but a German 
>>> Debitel (T-Mobile
>>> reseller) did.
>>> Nor did a 1 year old German O2 SIM.
>> Tried 4 more German SIMs - none of the them worked:
>> D2 Mannesmann (7 years old)
>> Vodafone
>> O2
>> T-D1 (T-Mobile)
>> I don't see any pattern.
>> Who has a German SIM working in their FR?
>> Regards
>> Jeff
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