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Re: BMW StarTac Digital Cell Phone (archive)

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Posted by Roveer on December 13, 1999 at 08:31:21:

In Reply to: Re: BMW StarTac Digital Cell Phone posted by peter on December 11, 1999 at 15:17:43:

: The entire At&T system in the usa is TDMA, thus buying the TDMA version will make the phone work in anywhere usa..

I e-mailed Circle BMW concerning use of either of their phones and their response was that I would NOT be able to use the TDMA phone with AT&T's one rate plan, since it requires a dual band phone. AT&T's web site is very specific that ALL of their phones are dual band. The StarTAC that just came out for AT&T (November), is a dual band, and prior to that, there were no StarTac's for AT&T Wireless (even know they existed for Bell Atlantic. I've e-mailed AT&T and am waiting on a response, but they usually take forever and I'm sure I'll get a convoluted answer from them as well. Seems that nobody can answer this one with any level of certinty.



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