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i will be buying the unlocked 950XL directly from Microsoft. I need know howactivate it on the Verizon network. If VZW will not support then the switch to another carrier and my 20 employees is not out of the question.
AmosOtis1457
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Come on Verizon. Grow up and get over your Microsoft hate fest. Its not the same old Microsoft. wake up!

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Re: i will be buying the unlocked 950XL directly from Microsoft. I need know howactivate it on the Verizon network. If VZW will not support then the switch to another carrier and my 20 employees is not out of the question.
Tidbits
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It does not have the frequencies nor the tech to work on Verizon. MS hasn't enabled it let alone paid licensing and FCC testing for approval. Verizon authentication system is not one of the past and people need to drop it already thinking it is the same system from over 5 years ago.

Best to switch carriers now. MS isn't talking to any carrier CONFIRMED by themselves and the 950/XL will not meet the requirement for open access.

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jmachats
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It will not work - though it could work if verizon agreed to authenticate it. But verizon won't agree

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SickFreak
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From what I understand, the ONLY possible way it MIGHT work is to put an already activated Verizon SIM into the 950/XL.

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Tidbits
Sr. Leader

It does not have the frequencies nor the tech to work on Verizon. MS hasn't enabled it let alone paid licensing and FCC testing for approval. Verizon authentication system is not one of the past and people need to drop it already thinking it is the same system from over 5 years ago.

Best to switch carriers now. MS isn't talking to any carrier CONFIRMED by themselves and the 950/XL will not meet the requirement for open access.

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Weth
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jmachats wrote:

It will not work - though it could work if verizon agreed to authenticate it. But verizon won't agree

i am now seeing it does not have the right bands, so it has nothing to do with Verizon not authenticating.  If it had the right bands, it would most likely work on Verizon. 

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jmachats
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It doesn't have the right bands because Microsoft removed them. And microsoft removed them because verizon refused to authenticate them

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Tidbits
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False man. You really need to learn how licensing works especially when receiving. The only people that need to authenticate anything is the FCC. Can you guys please stop spreading that FUD.

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jmachats
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As I said before WC reached out to Verizon for comment - no response.

If the info was false, they would have said so.

They haven't said anything because the info is correct.

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Tidbits
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Ask the FCC how it works. Instead of listening to vlogger who doesn't even know the authentication system has changed for the past 4 years at least. He even explained it the wrong way if you think that's how spectrum work as well as authentication.

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Tidbits
Sr. Leader

The information is public and one could simply ask the FCC. Why does Verizon haversion to correct any person making a claim when if he did his homework he would.have concluded things have changed since the last time he worked at Verizon as a tech.

It's click bait and yo help them make money. Good for you.

Like I said read block C rules especially open access and also learn how licensing and FCC work when it comes to spectrum. Then we'll talk again.

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