Motorola releases most of its smartphones only with Verizon’s. The company rarely releases handsets in association with any other U.S carrier. For its European and Asian customers, Motorola releases a separate GSM variant of the handset, since Verizon is a CDMA network. Sometime last year, Motorola started releasing phones that were capable of supporting Verizon’s CDMA network, as well as GSM networks outside the U.S.A.
Now, it looks like one developer over at XDA, fragulina, has managed to get some of the latest Motorola handsets to work with other mobile networks in the United States. The mod is still under testing and as of now, the developers have managed to get the Droid Bionic to work on T-Mobile’s network without any issues. The bad news is that the Droid Bionic only supports T-Mobile’s 2G/EDGE network. Voice calls, however, work perfectly fine.
The developers will be also be checking if the Bionic will work on AT&T’s network or not. The mod will work on other Motorola phones that use the same baseband as the Bionic, including the Droid 4 and Droid RAZR. The GSM hack has not yet been made public, but it is just a matter of days before the developers do so.
Via – P3Droid