GSM detection/identification

Paul Buede paul at
Sun Aug 3 22:35:20 CEST 2008

Steven Kurylo wrote:
>> And that the three "operators" I could see in my tests
>> must all allow roaming on each others networks, which is why my T-Mobile
>> SIM lets me see only those three. I should be able to see Verizon, US
>> Cellular, and who knows what other operators from some of the places I
>> tested, including my house.
> I don't know why you'd ever expect to see CDMA carriers with a GSM phone.
> You won't see Verizon or US Cellular or Sprint.
Oh, I guess I thought Verizon did GSM as well as CDMA.  I also expected
US Cellular to do GSM too, guess I was wrong.  So then, I guess it
doesn't really matter what carrier I go with if they all have the same

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