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New Contributor
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎07-18-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Moving O/S with 8230 in hand

Hi there,

For the past year I was based in San Fran and whist there I was lucky enough to be given an 8320 by my office. This worked particularly well when travelling, as call to the US were free whan connecting using a WiFi. I now find myself based in Australia with a new job and my trusty 8320. The only problem is that the phone is locked to TMobile and I need a way of using the local provider. I would have been more than happy to buy another BB however the telcos in Australia believe people making calls over IP is not a great thing, as it deminishes their revenue. Sadly this means the only BB Curves available in Australia are the 8310s. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

 

Elite II
Posts: 9,321
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: grameenphone

Re: Moving O/S with 8230 in hand

Try the following site from where you can collect some unlock codes -

  1. GSM Phone Source
  2. Unloack BlackBerry

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New Contributor
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎07-18-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Moving O/S with 8230 in hand

Thanks for the info. I tried the people at GSM PhoneSource and their service was fantastic.

The unlock worked first time.

Elite II
Posts: 9,321
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: grameenphone

Re: Moving O/S with 8230 in hand

How much they charged you?

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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎07-18-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Moving O/S with 8230 in hand

The total was $US29.99. Not too bad as I was looking at using the curve as a paperweight if this did not work.