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I want to know if it is possible to use a Samsung Galaxy Note on Virgin Mobile's network. If so how would I go about setting it up? Virgin doesn't currently offer the Note, so I can't just buy it from them. So would buying an unlocked version and calling Virgin's customer service to activate the phone on their network work?

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What are you asking for? Can you re-edit your question to make it clearer :) –  t0mm13b Jun 29 '12 at 18:34
    
@t0mm13b Are the edits clearer? –  jumpnett Jun 29 '12 at 18:39
    
Makes more sense :) Just realized by looking at Chahk's answer below, is your Galaxy Note CDMA radio based? I would have thought there'd be a CDMA based version of the Note? :o –  t0mm13b Jun 29 '12 at 18:43
    
@t0mm13b I don't have a Galaxy Note. I was just thinking about getting one. –  jumpnett Jun 29 '12 at 18:48

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Not in the USA. Virgin Mobile USA's network is CDMA, while the Galaxy Note is a GSM phone.

Virgin Mobile UK is a GSM network, so Galaxy Note will work on it. Although depending on whether the phone and the carrier use the same frequencies for 3G, you may only get 2G speeds.

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Well that sucks. The Galaxy Note looks awesome. –  jumpnett Jun 29 '12 at 18:44
    
Rumors are that because original GNote sold so well, Samsung is readying a Galaxy Note 2 for this fall. Hopefully they will release it on more carriers this time around. –  Chahk Jun 29 '12 at 18:48
    
Yes, I saw the tweet about the Gnote2 coming out later on this autumn... gsmarena.com/… –  t0mm13b Jun 29 '12 at 18:55
    
Yeah, I heard about it as well. Hopefully they make a CDMA version. –  jumpnett Jun 29 '12 at 19:02

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