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Buyer beware. ATA may be locked!
on December 12, 2014
While the Grandstream GS-HT701 I received from Amazon.com was brand new and in a sealed box, the device was manufactured and branded for BasicTalk. As such, the unit was locked to BasicTalk's own servers. As such, it's useless with any other provider, unless you hack the software. I use voip.ms for my provider, so I had to do a lot of research into finding out how to hack the software on this device to unlock from BasicTalk. Therefore, unless you're using it for BasicTalk service, you may wish to consider another device or ensure with the supplier that the device isn't locked to a specific voip provider.
Just as an fyi, after unlocking the device and updating with Grandstream's latest firmware, the device has been functioning flawlessly.