Just got a tip that Bell's HSPA is launching in Manitoba August 1st.
The roll-out will happen in 2 phases: Phase 1 will include Winnipeg, Oakbank, Stonewall, Selkirk, Steinbach and cover 69% of the Manitoba market while phase 2 will include Brandon and Portage La Prairie and increase the coverage to 74%.
The coverage will be different from what you get on CDMA plus you can't fall back onto CDMA if you're on HSPA so you won't be able to get any calls/data/SMS when you leave the coverage area.
If it's a full-priced Sprint phone for the normal Sprint network (not prepaid) you should be able to use it directly with any Sprint MVNO, new out of box. If it's a prepaid phone, theoretically, you...