So I found a PDF which shows how to insert a sim card into the phone. The instructions can be found on page 6. On page 46 there is warranty information that includes a USA phone number. A USA number is also mentioned on page 53. However when a USA contact number is given so is a Canadian number. So one thing is for sure, GSM will be coming to North America. Another thing I found is Verizon is not mentioned anywhere in this manual. Source: https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/prod/oet/forms/blobs/retrieve.cgi?attachment_id=1152721&native_or_pdf=pdf Why am I so interested in a GSM droid? Well I am specifically interested in a AT&T friendly droid. One reason is that I want to get a subsidized phone, that will save me $400! The second reason is that I have a free 5 year unlimited everything plan so I dont want to switch to Verizon. So I will continue to post information that I find interesting for others who are in a similar situation.