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    #51  
    Quote Originally Posted by kendric84 View Post
    Very excited to hear that! I thought all hope was lost when I watched the Elop interview.
    No MMS would be dealbreaker, though. I want a 920 on T-Mobile, but I will wait until someone has one that is "fully" working.
    Last edited by xImtc; 11-04-2012 at 11:12 AM. Reason: fixed typo
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    #52  
    Quote Originally Posted by tai4de2 View Post
    Here are the settings I am using.
    Maybe I should read more carefully!

    Does this mean I can go ahead and order an unlocked 920 with confidence? I will do it now!
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    Yes, DEVELOPER unlocked one.
    Quote Originally Posted by xImtc View Post
    Maybe I should read more carefully!



    Does this mean I can go ahead and order an unlocked 920 with confidence? I will do it now!
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    Quote Originally Posted by xImtc View Post
    Does this mean I can go ahead and order an unlocked 920 with confidence? I will do it now!
    Yes. Do it now! :)

    Mine is one of the Rogers preorders. It came factory unlocked out of the box. I suspect that those and the developer ones that were handed out all came from the same batch of "generic" 920s... unlocked and with no radio customizations to lock out certain bands.

    I have T-Mobile 3G data (8-9 Mbit download speeds!) and MMS fully working.
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    We still don't truly know if the Rogers Lumia 920s are early/developer versions that give the AWS support, or they will be the official ones Rogers will be getting from here on out. The Rogers website does not show the 920, and as it has been reported, only some stores got very few in stock. So it just leads me to think those might be some developer/extras sent out, and the real ones might possibly be different.

    Granted I hope that's not the case though.
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    #56  
    Quote Originally Posted by JonnieLasVegas View Post
    Yes, DEVELOPER unlocked one.
    You mean carrier unlocked one?
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    First some clarification:

    E= 2G EDGE, 3G= Regular 3G, H=HSPA+, (what T-Mobile USA is calling 4G), 4G LTE = 4G LTE.

    T-Mobile 3G has theoretical speeds of ~7Mbps, HSPA+ has theoretical speeds of ~42Mbps and T-Mobile's upcoming 4G LTE will have theoretical speeds of ~100Mbps.

    I am assuming that you did your speed test when on H right? Lumia 920 has two H icons, H and H+ ??

    Second the awesome news that nobody is discussing yet is that, not only Lumia 920 is capable of delivering LTE at 100Mbps right out of the box but this Developer model (and the Rogers model) supporting LTE frequencies at 1700/2100.

    These are the frequencies T-Mobile is launching its 100Mbps Network next year, meaning that this phone will be able to work with T-Mobiles LTE immediately as soon as they turn it on! On top of that that, these are also the frequencies that Metro PCS is already running its LTE network right now, also meaning that once the merger is complete wherever Metro PCS has LTE, it will become T-Mobile's LTE as well and this Lumia 920 WILL be able to work on!

    AWESOME!!
    Last edited by nMIK-3; 11-04-2012 at 02:24 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmoon24 View Post
    We still don't truly know if the Rogers Lumia 920s are early/developer versions that give the AWS support, or they will be the official ones Rogers will be getting from here on out. The Rogers website does not show the 920, and as it has been reported, only some stores got very few in stock. So it just leads me to think those might be some developer/extras sent out, and the real ones might possibly be different.

    Granted I hope that's not the case though.
    Good points. My personal theory is that because Rogers' exclusivity period is only 1 month (according to various leaks/rumors floating around on the interwebs) versus the 6 months that AT&T is getting...that it wasn't economically viable to create a firmware-restricted version that turned off AWS for the Canadian variant since it would very soon be sold through other providers (like WIND, for instance).

    The hardware between all of the North American versions is the same as they all sport the same "PYAA" FCC ID code which was tested with AWS frequencies so any omissions of certain 3G bands would have to be a firmware lock and not a chipset/SOC issue.

    Anyway..like I said..it's just a theory.
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    Quick update. I just broke 10Mbps on H (not H+), and my mms is now fully working.

    I didn't change anything. I'm guessing my port completed and that fixed the mms issues I had.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tai4de2 View Post
    Here are the settings I am using.
    Thanks for this. For clarification, as your screenshot of MMSC (URL) cuts off the full entry, is the address http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc ?
    Last edited by pdjcrawford; 11-04-2012 at 02:42 PM.
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    Quick question. So far so good, data working with great speeds, MMS also working, all this in T Mobile networks.
    But, reading some posts I noticed that the phone you have is developer phone. This means that if I go to AT&T when the phone comes out to the public (hopefully Nov 9th), and buy it without contract, it will NOT work with T-Mobile network? Or I'm wrong, and it WILL work with T-Mobile?
    Where I live, San Diego CA, at&t does not provide unlimited data plans, this is why I'm planning on buying the phone without contract and use it with T-Mobile, since they have a "unlimited" data plan.
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    An AT&T 920 won't work on T-Mobile because it's locked to AT&T. You would have to get one that's factory unlocked.
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    So there is no way to unlock an AT&T lumia 920 to use with T-Mobile?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tavogus View Post
    So there is no way to unlock an AT&T lumia 920 to use with T-Mobile?
    you could unlock it, but the AT&T version doesn't have the band for HSPA+ on T-Mobile
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    Quote Originally Posted by tavogus View Post
    So there is no way to unlock an AT&T lumia 920 to use with T-Mobile?
    I've found at least one 3rd party unlocking site which claims to be able to provide codes for the AT&T 920..though I can't vouch for them. However, that said...just because the phone is unlocked doesn't mean that the AWS 3G band is available. From the specifications it would seem that the AT&T-specific version might have the AWS band disabled in firmware..and that's not something that a subsidy unlock code can fix. I don't think we'll know for sure what the situation is on that front until people start getting them into their hands.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Techymexican
    you could unlock it, but the AT&T version doesn't have the band for HSPA+ on T-Mobile
    Meaning that even if I unlock the phone, it won't work in T-Mobile network. Corrent?
    Last edited by tavogus; 11-04-2012 at 05:06 PM.
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    Correct. Currently, negrielectronics.com lists a grey 920 with the AWS/1700 bands which would theoretically support TMo 3 and fauxG(HSPA+). I have an email in to them to check on it and make sure the boxes truly say 1700MHz is supported.
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    #68  
    I would say, you are better off ordering a Rodgers Lumia 920 or the Developer unlocked lumia as that has been confirmed to work.
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    #69  
    When you get services depending on how busy provisioning is it can take up to two hours for data services to start working. Also since thats a developer version your using you'll want to check your apn settings as well.

    Sent from my Lumia 710 using Board Express

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    Quote Originally Posted by pdjcrawford View Post
    Thanks for this. For clarification, as your screenshot of MMSC (URL) cuts off the full entry, is the address http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc ?
    Yes, that's it.
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    #71  
    Quote Originally Posted by pdjcrawford View Post
    Screenshot posted of Rogers L920 on T-Mobile in Buffalo with full 4G signal.

    Lumia 920 for T-Mobile unofficial/official thread
    That is weird because that screenshot shows "4G" not "H" and yet both running on T-Mobile network
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    Quote Originally Posted by fjbeiderbecke View Post
    I can not edit the APN. Are you going with the stock T-Mobile settings?

    I have seen brief flashes of H+ but I mainly stay on 3G and E.
    Same here. Dev 920 on T-Mobile. Brief flashes of H+ (usually waking up from a period of inactivity) then showing 3G most of the time. Never saw H or 4G. Speeds of 10-11.7 Mb/s. Was wondering why H+ does not stay ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xelaz View Post
    Same here. Dev 920 on T-Mobile. Brief flashes of H+ (usually waking up from a period of inactivity) then showing 3G most of the time. Never saw H or 4G. Speeds of 10-11.7 Mb/s. Was wondering why H+ does not stay ...
    I think I figured it out: It appears to idle on 3G and switch to H+ when data connection is in use. Makes sense ...
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    Is that Lumia mate?.



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    Quote Originally Posted by larwage23 View Post
    Is that Lumia mate?.



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