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You may want a newer phone. You'll get 3G service in the UK and pretty much anywhere else in the world on your AT&T iPhone 5, but you can't get 4G service. Even an iPhone 5s/5c would get you 4G service. The other thing is that AT&T must SIM-unlock the phone before you can use it with a UK-based carrier. They should do this free for the asking if ...


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I lived in that zone for three years (1993-1996), and I have traveled in it several times more recently, but this is the first I have ever heard of its existence. How did you even become aware of it? I lived in Lexington, VA, and my travels have been mainly on the Blue Ridge and in the Shenandoah and James River valleys. I can't speak for areas closer to ...


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If you have a monthly bill, just keep paying the bill. If you have a pay-as-you-go plan, top up your credit every month or three. Put the UK SIM card in every once in a while and make a 2-second call. Won't you want to check your voice messages every now and then? Above all, read your service agreement and/or call your mobile provider's service center to ...


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The iPhone 6, unusually amongst smartphones, has such a wide variety of radio bands, it can roam, or be used directly, on virtually any network in the US, (or the world!) and obtain 4G LTE service on any network. Which network actually gets used will depend on the SIM you are using and the roaming agreements that that provider has with US carriers. But the ...


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The rates depend on the contracts between service and network providers. These will of course vary based on the companies involved and depend in part on the expected amount of traffic set down in the contracts. It's like any other business deal, higher volume tends to make for lower prices per unit, especially as the overhead (administration cost etc.) per ...


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SIM cards are an international standard. France uses the GSM network. Therefore, all you will need is a GSM headset that work on 800/900/1800/2100/2600 frequencies and is unlocked and you can use it in France.



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