Gsm articles

Verizon confirms iPhone 5 ships GSM unlocked despite contract

After the supposed discovery of Verizon's iPhone 5 being GSM unlocked, confirmations of this fact have been echoing across the web. In fact, iDownloadBlog's Jeff Benjamin confirmed it himself. Meanwhile, Cnet coaxed an official confirmation from Verizon, stating their latest Apple handset…

T-Mobile: Bring your unlocked iPhone to our network, save big

All four of the major wireless carriers in the US are preparing for Apple’s big announcement tomorrow, although one company’s plans will be vastly different than the rest. T-Mobile, the lone carrier that still hasn’t worked out a deal with…

Happy Birthday: GSM turns 20 today

Global System for Mobile Communications, originally Groupe Spécial Mobile, (GSM) is a standard that describes technologies for 2G cellular networks. On July 1, 1991, Finnish Prime Minister Harri Holkeri made the world's first GSM call (see the video below) to…