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Old Nov 16, 2012, 10:49 AM   #1
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Can device-only VZ iPad Mini LTE be used with any GSM carrier?

I use VZW domestically so I would naturally gravitate to the VZ LTE version of the iPad Mini. What I would like to know however is whether it is unlocked and can be used with other GSM carriers? I prefer to buy a local SIM for data when I travel.

Btw can a VZ LTE model also work with an AT&T SIM domestically? I know the LTE bands are different but would I be able to use it as a HSPA device? It can be useful if there's no VZ LTE coverage, EvDO is slow as molasses and a StraightTalk SIM might be able to get at least HSPA speeds?
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 11:12 AM   #2
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Yes. All Verizon LTE apple devices (iPad or iPhone 5) are sold GSM unlocked.

This has been confirmed multiple times.
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