service with NorthState in NC

Josh Thompson om-comm at
Sat Jul 19 02:32:42 CEST 2008

Just to follow up - I received a new SIM card with the same specs as my old 
one, and it worked fine.


On Thu July 17 2008 2:44:15 pm steve wrote:
> New SIM is your best bet.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:community-bounces at] On Behalf Of Josh Thompson
> Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2008 8:22 AM
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> Subject: service with NorthState in NC
> I'm sending this just in case there is someone trying to use a FreeRunner
> with service from NorthState Communications in North Carolina.  They are a
> reseller of AT&T service.  I know they used to own the cell towers in their
> area.  I'm not sure if they still do.
> I can't get my phone to register with their network.  When I use
> 'libgsmd-tool -m shell' to try to force registration, I get the
> following:
> # r
> Register
> EVENT: Netreg searching for network
> EVENT: Netreg registration denied
> cme error: 32
> Here is info on my SIM card:
> from AT&T
> has the blazing 3G fireball
> 5 digit SKU: 71234
> Manufacturer Code: G
> 4 digit Vendor/Version: 3022
> I tried a friend's SIM card out of his blackberry with service directly
> from AT&T, and it worked perfectly.  It has the exact same specs as mine.
> I talked with customer service who didn't think there was much they could
> do.
> They tried doing something with the IMEI number from my FreeRunner which
> didn't work.
> They're sending me a new SIM card to try, but the tech I talked with said
> she didn't think that would help.
> If anyone has any suggestions, please pass them along!
> Thanks,
> Josh

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