US Wireless Carrier Bands for Unlocked Smartphones

US Wireless Carriers Bands for unlocked smartphones

What are the US wireless carriers' bands? Does this phone support my operator? That's has been the question that people have been asking us since we started the BLU Cell phones website. So in this particular post, we will be going through US Wireless Carriers Bands for Unlocked Smartphones.

US Wireless Carrier Bands for Unlocked Smartphones

In the US, wireless telecom operators work on a range of different frequencies. FCC has assigned a range of frequencies for all mobile carriers. In order that you're mobile to support a particular mobile operator, your device should support the frequency band which carries runs.

So, how can you know about frequencies used by AT&T or T-Mobile, or Cricket Wireless? Relax! We have made things easy for you.

Below here is a quick chart showing the network frequencies band used by the top six major carriers in the United States (AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Cricket Wireless, US Cellular, and MetroPCS).

AT&T GSM/HSPA+ 2, 5 850, 1900 2, 4, 5, 12, 14, 17, 29, 30, 66 1900, 1700/2100, 850, 700, 2300
Sprint CDMA 2, 10 800, 1900 25, 26, 41 1900, 850, 2500
T-Mobile GSM/HSPA+ 2, 4 1900, 1700/2100 2, 4, 12, 66, 71 1900, 1700/2100, 700, 600
US CELLULAR CDMA 2, 5 850, 1900 2, 4, 5, 12 1900, 1700/2100, 850, 700
Verizon CDMA 0, 1 850, 1900 2, 4, 5, 13, 66 1900, 1700/2100, 850, 700
Cricket Wireless GSM/HSPA+ 2, 5 850, 1900 2, 4, 5, 12, 14, 17, 29, 30, 66 1900, 1700/2100, 850, 700, 2300
Metro PCS GSM/HSPA+ 1900 1900, 1700/2100
Straight Talk GSM/HSPA+
850, 1900

Here are some of the questions that people have asked in the past -

Will my Phone work with US Mobile?

US Mobile or US Cellular is a CDMA network, and it works on 850 MHz and 1900 MHz 3G bands. For 4G LTE it uses 1900 MHz, 1700/2100 MHz, 850 MHz, 700 MHz bands.

BLU Cell Phones Network bands and supported Carriers

Does my BLU phone support T-Mobile? Or will my BLU smartphone work on Cricket Wireless?

Also Read:

BLU USB Drivers

(GSM/GPRS/EDGE) 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, (4G HSPA+ 42Mbps) 850/900/1700/1900/2100MHz, (4G LTE Cat 7 Up to 300Mbps) FDD 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/28/66.

5G Bands:

Operator Name

5G Bands

AT&T 5G bands n5, n77, n 260
Verizon 5G bands n2, n5, n77, n66, n261, n260
Sprint 5G bands n41
T-Mobile 5G bands n41, n71, n261, 260
Tracfone 5G bands -
Cricket Wireless 5G Bands -
Boost Mobile 5G Bands -

5G Flip Phones for Sale

BLU Phone Carriers:

All BLU Cell Phones come with US compatibility Nationwide on all GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, and others. It's not compatible with CDMA networks like Verizon, Sprint, and Boost mobile) as it supports (GSM/GPRS/EDGE) 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, (4G HSPA + 42 Mbps) 850/900/1700/1900/2100MHz, (4G LTE Cat 7 up to 300 Mbps) FDD 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/28/66.

Does BLU Phone Support 5G Network?

Although there is 5G available by most of the carriers in the United States, there is a new BLU phone with 5G network

available right now. Recommended reading here comes when 5G is not available or check out Verizon 6G launch date.

So that's all we have in the US bands for 5G phones, 4G LTE mobiles, and others.

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This post was last modified on March 13, 2023 6:14 AM

Yogesh Khetani: Yogesh has been in the field of mobile technology for over 12 years now. He keeps him updated with the latest smartphones in the market + writes how-to guides. On popular social media platforms, he constantly shares information about mobiles and mobile how-to guides that helps you to make decisions about your handheld gadget needs. His digital journey began when he choose technology as his subject in Engineering studies and the digital world paved the way to express his love for technology and gadgets in a better way and highest reach. Through this portal, his goal is to provide you with all the necessary knowledge needed before making your next gadget purchase decision. He runs this website/blog with a team of skillful and enthusiastic people who share the same passion for tech gadgets and we provide unbiased reviews on phones & mobile networks, detailed buying guides + how-to tips to our readers.