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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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Cell phone adventure, part 1

About six months ago, I entered the smartphone era with the purchase of my first Android phone, the Huawei U8100, from Wind Mobile. Despite a few minor billing issues, I was generally impressed with the company and their service, and …

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