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    Default Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    I was wondering if I got my Sprint iPhone 5 unlocked if it would work on Straight Talk's 4G?
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    ??????
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    Default Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    I believe Straight Talk is a AT&T reseller. So if you have a Sprint iPhone 5 with an unlocked SIM slot, then you should be able to use it on Straight Talk as long as you can get a nano SIM from them.
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    I'm just wondering if I were to get it Factory Unlocked if it is compatible with AT&T's frequency bands for 4G and how I would go about getting it Factory Unlocked?
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    Default Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    I the Sprint iPhone 5, if unlocked, would work on AT&T (presumably Straight Talk as well) for 3G GSM service. It would not work for LTE because Sprint and AT&T use different bands for LTE.

    You would need to call Sprint to get the SIM card unlocked.
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    I was told if the Sprint iPhone 5 was Unlocked that's it's only unlocked internationally and I'm not talking about LTE, I'm talking about AT&T's regular 4G
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    Do you want to switch to Straight Talk because of the pricing?

    Sprint has a few MVNO's like Ting https://ting.com/plans I thought you could bring any CDMA Sprint phone to Ting and save money.
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    Straight Talk (as I understand it) sells phones that will operate on any of the major four carriers towers in the US. However, you have to be sure to get the type of phone that you need to get the best service in your area. For instance, in our area Verizon is the best so I would have to look for specific phones to work on those towers. It is important to note that they will send you a sim card to place in your phone, but you will need an AT&T iPhone for that. The Sprint and Verizon iPhones are locked to a specific bandwidth and thus cannot be used on Straight Talk. If you use an AT&T iPhone you will have to get the AT&T or T-mobile sim card and will lose MMS and visual voicemail. Everything else should work the same.

    *Note: I have no experience with this. It is simply what I have gathered from information available online.
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    the pricing, I'd like some kind of 4G....I'm gonna wait til my contract is up. in September..... what really sucks tho is I called Sprint and they said they won't have LTE here in Washington State til the end of the year, I'm thinking what the heck? not even Seattle the largest city in my State?
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    But Straighttalk is not 4G
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    I have a iPhone 4S carrier is AT&T (gsm) I have unlocked it to use any other carrier I'm using net10 now and yes it is compatible with gsm as well but how much will it raise in value now it's uncooked
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    Default Re: Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 to Straight Talk?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andres Conde Bosch View Post
    But Straighttalk is not 4G
    3G only just like net10 I'm on its just 3G ad well

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