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).
|CARRIER||NETWORK||3G BANDS||3G FREQUENCIES||4G LTE BANDS||4G LTE FREQUENCIES|
|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+|| |
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?
(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.
|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||-|
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 networkavailable 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.