can I buy any unlocked phone and use it with my prepaid account or do I have to buy 1 of the prepaid koodo phones available?

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The short answer is yes, you can bring an unlocked phone.

Check out this site:

You can input the phone manufacturer, model, then network (Canada>Koodo).

If the phone is really old and designed for the GSM network, you'll get no signal (old non-smart phones). For smartphones, you'll most likely get 3G. If it's a newer phone that's compatible with LTE with any of the big three incubents (Rogers/Bell/Telus), then you should even get LTE on Koodo's network.

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eBay and Amazon often list phone compatibility by US network. If you look for AT&T or T-Mobile unlocked units, you should be good to go. Verizon and Sprint will not work... different technolgies in use for many functions.