The Joggler gets a mobile phone number allocated (so that it can send/recieve SMS). It is not native SMS on the device - it is going into the O2 network over your broadband connection and then being translated to real SMS somewhere in the O2 network. My guess is that O2 choosing to do it that way meant that an IMEI number was also needed.
on 12-06-200920:27 - last edited on 20-06-201209:44 by Admin
They have a version that can act as a DECT base station (with matching handsets) and they have VOIP - but I don't think that Openpeak has a device that takes a SIM. So - I don't think they require an IMEI The Verizon Hub (also Openpeak) doesn't have one that I could see ... 2:25 into this unboxing video http://www.blinkx.com/video/verizon-hub ... pCC4aJ2dpA