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Cell phone adventures: round 2

Now I know that my Wind-branded Huawei U8100-9 operates using HSPA 3G on AWS 1700 and UMTS 2100, and 2G over the four GSM bands. In this part of the country, that means my phone should be compatible with Wind Mobile (my original carrier) and Mobilicity, both AWS carriers, and the older and more mature Rogers GSM network, which includes Fido and Chatr brands.

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Initial review: WIND Mobile

Earlier this week I ditched my old Nokia flip phone and Fido contract in favour of a no-contract WIND Mobile plan. I had been planning to switch basically since the CRTC announced that it was deregulating the cell phone market …

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