UPDATE:9:05 AM Friday. I spoke to Bell Mobility support and was advised that Bell is phasing out support for the old ‘cdma’ protocol used on older phones by 2015. As a result, NEW towers do NOT include support for the older phones and you will have to buy a new phone. Typical Bell. Suck the blood out of the users, then drop the need to buy a new phone on them. Am I mad, you bet! If you hear anything contrary, please post a comment.
One problem exists. Some phones work and others do not. I’ve spoken to a few people with Bell phone accounts who can’t get a signal at all. I tried it with my wife’s phone and sure enough no signal, even though my phone had 5 bars. Of course it could be that Bell has not turned on support for the older phones, but I have no way of getting any information from Bell.
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