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Hmm, we'll see how it works then.
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I really need to remember to watch OP's video when I get home. This is very exciting. So to get data, you had to activate a Verizon device and swap SIMs, right? After that, the only thing not working is the CDMA voice? So in theory, if the above poser's link is correct (Verizon rolling out VoLTE soon) I could actually switch to them?

It's Verizon so I probably wouldn't do it permanently, but it would be cool to try for a month, if for nothing more than a proof of concept or neat trick. Hope Verizon does that soon.
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This just won't work bro, not on CDMA.
I worked for Sprint and their system is the same.

The SIM card is strictly for LTE, everything else goes over the CDMA network, which requires server authentication.
Even when VoLTE will roll out, that authentication will remain in place.
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People have got data in the past. Its voice that's the issue.

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he can get voice & sms on it, though not via the sim card number;

I replied to the video with -

"..though it won't be your Verizon mobile number;

you could try using / grooveIP for voice / sms via the lte connection..

I use that as a back up number on sprint, mostly for lte , wifi , evdo routed calls,

even gsm / hspa+ & wifi when sim swapped out of the country on my nexus 5.

after editing the echo settings, it should work wonders thru that Verizon lte connection.."

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