can I buy a sprint phone on ebay and activate with boost mobile

do sprint phones work for boost mobile (paying boost mobile-- cheaper than sprint)
If so please give example
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
I had a look at the boost website from a European perspective.

A very common option over here is to to purchase a SIM only (sometimes it's free) and to buy credit for the sim.
You can then use this SIM in any unlocked phone.

That option does seem to be available with Coost .....
You seem to no choice but to buy a phone from Boost.

There is however an option to use an out of contract Sprint Phone with Boost
http://www.boostmobile.com/support/faq/#!/activate-sprint-phone
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epichero22Commented:
The best way to verify this is by calling Boost customer support and asking them if this is possible.  They might ask you for an IMEI number, and you do want to obtain this to also verify that the phone is not stolen or belongs to a broken contract.

Here's their phone number:

1-866-402-7366
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rgb192Author Commented:
But I can not get imei number until I purchase phone.
I do not think I can ask ebay seller for that personal information.
Is there another suggestion?
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rgb192Author Commented:
no definite answer but clues to deal with boost directly. thanks.
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