Old Jan 28, 05, 7:30 am
Join Date: Apr 2004
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Originally Posted by Fredd
There are so many comments I could make - doesn't anybody in Cingular ever travel abroad? Why is Canada - also a foreign country - exempt? Why couldn't they put a $200 cap on "foreign" roaming until credit is established (ridiculous in your case)? Why do they sell a phone and service that you find out later you can't fully use for six months?

Anyway, my suggestion is that you talk to a company rep at a store in person and demand that they waive their silly requirement, simply because it worked for me. Good luck!

I was talking with a Cingular rep in a Cingular store. He called someone who read him the rule without asking about any details on the customer.

They didn't sell me the phone. It's a fancy PDA, Sony Ericsson P900 that I bought in Hong Kong because it was unlocked.

I'll try again, probably via telephone first, and let 'ya know their response. In the meanwhile, I'll check with the wireless service affiliated with my employer, and see if I can use my PDA on "our" network.
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