using North American Freerunner in Paris?

Cameron Frazier frazier.cameron at
Fri Jun 19 19:56:24 CEST 2009

Clarification, I have a N.American FR.  Apologies.


Cameron 'Toaster' Frazier

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Cameron
Frazier<frazier.cameron at> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 1:44 PM, jeremy jozwik<jerjoz.forums at> wrote:
>> my 900/1800/1900 works in north america so i would deduce yes, yes it will
>> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Matt Luzum <mluzum at> wrote:
>>> I have a North American version of the Freerunner (850/1800/1900MHz),
>>> but I'm going to be moving to Paris for 2 years starting in the Fall.
>>> Does anyone know anything about whether it will work there?  Is the
>>> 1800MHz coverage any good, or is there only 900MHz in a lot of places?
>>> It will be most important in and around Paris, but if you have info
>>> about the rest of France and Europe, please share that as well, since
>>> I'll want to do at least some traveling while I have the chance.
>>> Also, since I'm spamming the list anyway, if anyone has any other useful
>>> information it would be much appreciated (Do all providers provide gprs?
>>> Is it better to sign a contract or pay as you go? Is there anything I
>>> need to know about French cell phone providers? or France in general?
>>> etc.).  As you can probably tell I'm from the U.S., and I'm just
>>> starting to learn French, so it's a little difficult for me to get a lot
>>> of good information.
>>> I apologize if this is not an appropriate use of the mailing list, but I
>>>  haven't been able to find any information specifically about the
>>> 900MHz vs. 1800MHz in France and I figured if anyone knows it will be
>>> people on this list.
>>> Thanks in advance
>>> Matt
> While I can't speak for France, I've used my FR in Italy with a local
> pre-paid SIM without issue.
> Cheers,
> Cameron 'Toaster' Frazier

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