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Gphone Roaming Problem

Can someone tell me how to ovecomer the gphone roaming problem?

I'm going to Europe for a vacation, I want to take my gphone along, but I don't know what if be able to do so, and how much it'll cost me.

I read this article:
http://www.informationweek.com/blog/main/archives/2008/12/tmobiles_g1_can.html

It's a bit scary....

Does anyone around have any ideas?
Thank you.

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I would typically tell you to disable the international data roaming, but after reading that article im having second thoughts as well. but does that scare you enough to leave your phone home?

if you really need to take the g1 overseas, i would almost remove the data package from your rateplan and just add it again once you get home. that should prevent any data overages because by removing it, you no longer have the ability to browse the web except on wifi....

only downside is, that if you happen to lock yourself out of your handheld to the point of it asking you to log in again, you will need the g1 dataplan added once again to be able to log in. keep in mind, that can take up to 48 hours to provision, so if you decide to remove it....make a mentle note DO NOT LOCK YOURSELF OUT :)

or, you could always use a different phone! ;)

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