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Here is the iPhone 5 Connected to WIND Mobile, Mobilicity [PICS]

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Earlier today T-Mobile started selling the iPhone 5, a version where 1700MHz/2100MHz bands have been enabled by Apple to support the AWS spectrum. Some Canadians have already made their way down to purchase iPhone 5 units from T-Mobile and have successfully connected them to WIND Mobile and Mobilicity.

Howard Forums user “jattdesi” says he spent over $700 plus tax to purchase a T-Mobile iPhone 5 from the USA. He was able to connect it later to Mobilicity and WIND Mobile and uploaded screenshots to prove it.

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Below under Network Selection, WIND and Mobilicity are detected in the list of carriers:

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Over at Mobile Syrup, one reader claims to have purchased an iPhone 5 from the Eaton Centre Apple Store and was able to successfully connect it to WIND Mobile as well. Apple.ca today updated the iPhone 5 specs page to include support for the 1700/2100MHz bands for the A1428 model:

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Earlier, WIND Mobile and Videotron already claimed their AWS networks would be ready to support the iPhone, shortly after T-Mobile announced it would be selling the iPhone 5. Let us know if you picked up the T-Mobile iPhone 5 or an unlocked iPhone 5 model from Apple (looks like they will soon get compatible units) and are able to connect to these AWS networks. You will be required to chop down your microSIM to a nanoSIM though, which we have done before using a nanoSIM cutter.

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