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Default E980 Straight Talk!

Incase anybody hasnt figured it out the E980 DOES work on straight talk, I unlocked mine with cellunlocker.net, and maybe its just my area, but I get faster download speeds with my striaght talk SIM than I do with the att SIM

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Had to use the old att.mvno apn to get data and mms working

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I use the normal Straight talk APN settings and it works with no issues. Minus LTE.

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I just ordered a 4g microsim, should be here in a couple days

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So after reading this thread, I jumped over the Straight Talk's site (I already use an AT&T Straight Talk sim card), but I noticed they now show that they have AT&T 4G LTE compatible sim cards. I just ordered one for $6.99 with free overnight shipping. It explicitly states that you can keep your 4G LTE speeds with an AT&T 4G LTE compatible phone.

Hopefully it truly does allows for LTE, that would be pretty impressive for an MVNO! I'm actually on hold trying to talk to customer service to confirm, but if I can't get through, I'll report back after I get my new sim activated.
 
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So after reading this thread, I jumped over the Straight Talk's site (I already use an AT&T Straight Talk sim card), but I noticed they now show that they have AT&T 4G LTE compatible sim cards. I just ordered one for $6.99 with free overnight shipping. It explicitly states that you can keep your 4G LTE speeds with an AT&T 4G LTE compatible phone.

Hopefully it truly does allows for LTE, that would be pretty impressive for an MVNO! I'm actually on hold trying to talk to customer service to confirm, but if I can't get through, I'll report back after I get my new sim activated.
Pretty sure it doesn't, but let us know if you get LTE as opposed to just 4G H+.

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Like I said fellas, I have an att 4g sim and a straighttalk 3g sim, and I get faster speed with the ST sim, which is what made me order a new micro sim, because the one I have is one that I cut

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Pretty sure it doesn't, but let us know if you get LTE as opposed to just 4G H+.

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You sir, are a buzzkill. Just kidding. So I did get in touch with their customer service who ensures me that I will truly receive LTE service. I am still skeptical, but will report back on Monday/Tuesday after I get my number moved over to the new sim. Saint Louis is pretty well blanketed with LTE service, so I should know as soon as throw the card in and update the APN. Here is the image on their site though shows LTE explicitly (not just the general reference to 4G).

 
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Incase anybody hasnt figured it out the E980 DOES work on straight talk, I unlocked mine with cellunlocker.net, and maybe its just my area, but I get faster download speeds with my striaght talk SIM than I do with the att SIM

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Just so u know, u don't have to unlock your att phone to use on att straight talk. Every att phone works fine out of the box. Also 4g LTE is now available for att straight talk customers with a LTE capable phone and u have to order new sim which is 6.99 with free overnight shipping. Although a couple people claim LTE is working in there old sim.

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I tried, no signal, had to unlock

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