Why Can't I Purchase a CDMA SIM Card Instead of a GSM SIM Card for My Bring Your Own Phone (BYOP)?


All SIM card kits purchased through the Republic Online Store will be sent as GSM SIM cards since all phones will accept a GSM SIM card, while not all phones are made to accept a CDMA SIM card. After checking that the phone is compatible with Republic Wireless, CDMA capable, CDMA coverage is better, and the device ID with shipping address has been provided, we will know which of the several types of CDMA SIM cards is the appropriate type to be send out to you.

Additional Notes

How to Bring Your Own Phone to Republic Wireless (BYOP)

What 3.0 Phones Are Compatible with CDMA Service?

How to Request a 3.0 CDMA SIM Card

How to Find the Device ID (IMEI/MEID)

How Do I Tell the Difference Between CDMA SIM Cards?


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