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GSM Mobile Phones
GSM mobile phones is about the only way to go if you frequently travel outside the U.S. or if you live outside the U.S. Either way, the range of international cell phones available to you is both impressive but perhaps mind-boggling. Here's the lowdown. [MORE...]
GSM stands for Global System for Mobile Communication and is one of two mobile phone network types. The other is CDMA, the more common U.S. standard.
There are many great reasons to buy GSM mobile phones. However, using a GSM phone in the U.S. effectively restricts you to AT&T Wireless and T-Mobile, the only two major phone carriers that provide GSM service in the U.S.
The growing availability of unlocked cell phones in the U.S. suggests an upward trend in consumer demand for the freedom to select from a wider range of phones - not just ones offered by a specific cellular carrier.