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Help! Motorola startac without sim port

Fabio1907
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Hi, I have a Motorola startac (believe TDMA) without the slide for a SIM. Does O2 support this phone?
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MI5
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You mean CDMA and no uk networks will support it.
You need GSM for the UK and the vast majority of the world.
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In terms of repair then yes but you would be better getting a local mobile stall or shop to get one or fit one for you. 

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You mean CDMA and no uk networks will support it.
You need GSM for the UK and the vast majority of the world.
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Several networks in the US still use CDMA. Verizon (which claims to have the best coverage), and Sprint (who claim their network coverage is only 1% less than Verizon).

I had a Star Tac in the UK many moons ago. Apart from novelty value, I'm wondering why the OP would want to use it?

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I'm pretty sure it is only the US that still has CDMA networks too - I'm not aware of any others?
It offers some interesting features over GSM but I guess it's like the old VHS vs Betamax situation....
Retro is fashionable these days too @Bambino wink
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I'm sure you're right @MI5. Wish I had held onto my Star Tac. I'm pretty sure I still have my Motorola Razr packed away in a box somewhere. I loved that phone. That might come back as retro too.Dance

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Still got mine I had on Orange which took a credit card sized sim and (because I loved it) the one I had from Cellnet which took a micro sim.
They both still work although the Orange on doesn't have sms facility and you can only store 10 numbers, none of which identify a caller and although the Cellnet phone does have sms you can't send one from the phonebook so you have to type in the number each time you want to send a text, but that was cutting edge back in the mid 90's slight_smile
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