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 various frequencies. FCC has assigned a range of frequencies for all mobile carriers. In order for you're mobile to support a particular mobile operator, your device should support the frequency band that carries runs.

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

Below 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 n5, n77, n 260
Sprint CDMA 2, 10 800, 1900 25, 26, 41 1900, 850, 2500 n41
T-Mobile GSM/HSPA+ 2, 4 1900, 1700/2100 2, 4, 12, 66, 71 1900, 1700/2100, 700, 600 n41, n71, n261, 260
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 n2, n5, n77, n66, n261, n260
Cricket Wireless GSM/HSPA+ 2, 5 850, 1900 2, 4, 5, 12, 14, 17, 29, 30, 66 1900, 1700/2100, 850, 700, 2300 n2, n5, n66
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  -

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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 carriers in the United States, there is a new BLU phone with a 5G network

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

In the Nutshell:

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 published on September 13, 2023 5:42 PM

Yogesh Khetani: Yogesh, with over 12 years in mobile technology, shares the latest smartphone insights and how-to guides. His digital journey began with Electronics and Communication Engineering studies, allowing him to express his love for technology and gadgets in a more impactful way with the widest reach.