No need to activate it, just connect it via wireless home internet.
Then download xbmc and the navi zip file.
Then get one of these and turn your phone on its side and full screen that shit to your tv. Hell while you're at it dl the universal remote app and program a remote to your phone and you will be able to watch free live tv and movies without leaving your couch.
MHL cables, gotta love them.
You get free ship with prime and it already has the male hdmi on it.
Hell it even has a port to charge your phone while it's plugged in.
Here's the cable for iphone. You will have to root your iphone to put xbmc on it though.