Can anyone with AT&T connect to a MicroCell?

Can anyone with AT&T connect to a MicroCell?

While on my way up on an elevator this afternoon, my cellphone (normally no service within the elevator or the hallway) caught someone's MicroCell, and had full bars w/ 3G (how do I know? Where it should've said "AT&T", it said "MicroCell").

 

So, can anyone with AT&T service connect to the MicroCell. . .?

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Re: Can anyone with AT&T connect to a MicroCell?

 


Printerscape wrote:

While on my way up on an elevator this afternoon, my cellphone (normally no service within the elevator or the hallway) caught someone's MicroCell, and had full bars w/ 3G (how do I know? Where it should've said "AT&T", it said "MicroCell").

 

So, can anyone with AT&T service connect to the MicroCell. . .?


That's interesting. For someone to connect to a MicroCell their phone number has to be on the approved list of the account holder (the registered owner of the MicroCell) and be on AT&T 3G service. The list can accomodate up to 10 numbers including the account holder's.

 

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Otto Pylot wrote:

 That's interesting. For someone to connect to a MicroCell their phone number has to be on the approved list of the account holder (the registered owner of the MicroCell) and be on AT&T 3G service. The list can accomodate up to 10 numbers including the account holder's.

 


That's interesting. Yes, I have data plan on my phone (HTC Inspire). No joke, I spent 5-10 minutes going up and down the elevator trying to catch the MicroCell signal again xD.

 

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Re: Can anyone with AT&T connect to a MicroCell?

Maybe someone you know got one and stuck your number in? I've filled up my list with friends with 3G phones just to help them when they visit.
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