View Poll Results: Will you sign up for the $20 T-Mo's unl. calling Wifi plan if an app. is developed?

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  • Yes, that's sick and it will save me lots of money

    44 89.80%
  • No... I dont have wifi at home, so I don't see the use

    5 10.20%
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Thread: Unlimited Calling in T-Mo wifi plan + POLL

  1. #1
    Question Unlimited Calling in T-Mo wifi plan + POLL
    Does anyone know anyone working on an application that could activate the UMA of the iphone so to use to the T-Mo unlimited calling on Wifi Plan.

    That would be sick. let's try to all request and hopefully someone nice with computer science knowledge will draft a tiny yet very useful app to make this work.

    I tried to request an app on the 3rd app folder but it was flushed out as fast as the US got eliminated from the last World Cup.

    Isn't everyone interested?

  2. #2
    I do not believe this is possible.

    T-Mobile [email protected] works with a special chip in special phones, such as that new Blackberry. I'm pretty sure its not software based switching, but rather hardware.

  3. #3
    i was told it's a software issue but you might be right, my source is no computer science major lol...

  4. #4
    I am not sure either, thats just what I read in PC World magazine. Not always accurate, but either way, I still don't think it'll be possible. Heck, there still is no VOIP software that uses the microphone and earpiece yet.

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    I thought that there was a Skype client for the iphone that works good? Anyone got experience with that?

  6. #6
    Yes, but it uses incoming minutes, like web-initatied calling.
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  7. #7
    UMA is a capability unlocked by specific hardware. Not just any Wi-Fi phone can support UMA. Furthermore, not just any UMA phone will work with T-Mobile [email protected], the phone must be recognized as a T-Mo phone in order for the backend server to allow connection.
    T-Mobile Tech Support

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    I'd love to see this, but I doubt the iPhone can do this.
    Last edited by GenesisDH; 2009-02-04 at 12:11 AM. Reason: How did I manage to reply to such an old post? ohh, it's a sticky
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  9. #9
    Yeah, that was quite an old post. What I said was true at the time. Obviously as you pointed out it's not true anymore. But still no TMobile @Home calling, and there will never be.
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  10. #10
    This is sad...and I didn't realize the iphone didn't do this. Probably the only thing my curve has over my iphone. And with t-mobile's suspect coverage sometimes, it's nice to have the uma as a backup. Oh well, can't have it all I guess.

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