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!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Band
! colspan="2" |Frequency Band
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |2G/3G
| rowspan="2" |2G/3G
| rowspan="2" |CDMA/1x/EVDO
| rowspan="2" |CDMA/1x/EVDO
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (0)
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|0
| rowspan="2" |To be shut down by December 31, 2022.
| rowspan="2" |To be shut down by December 31, 2022.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (1)
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|1
|-
|-
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="7" |4G
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="7" |LTE
|'''700 MHz''' (13)
|'''700 MHz'''
|13
|Nationwide low-band frequency. (Excludes PR and the USVI.)
|Nationwide low-band frequency. (Excludes PR and the USVI.)
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
| rowspan="2" |
|4
| rowspan="3" |
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|66
|-
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' CBRS (48)
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|2
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' CBRS
|48
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in select areas.
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in select areas.
|-
|-
|'''5.2 GHz''' LAA (46)
|'''5.2 GHz''' LAA
|46
|-
|-
| rowspan="7" |5G
| rowspan="7" |5G
| rowspan="7" |NR
| rowspan="7" |NR
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (n5)
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|n5
| rowspan="3" |"5G Nationwide" network.  
| rowspan="3" |"5G Nationwide" network.  
Shared with 4G using Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS).
Shared with 4G using Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS).
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|n66
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (n2)
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|n2
|-
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' CBRS (n48)
|'''3.5 GHz''' CBRS
|n48
| rowspan="4" |"5G Ultra Wideband" network.
| rowspan="4" |"5G Ultra Wideband" network.
|-
|-
|'''3.7 GHz''' C-Band (n77)
|'''3.7 GHz''' C-Band
|n77
|-
|-
|'''28 GHz''' mmWave (n261)
|'''28 GHz''' mmWave
|n261
|-
|-
|'''39 GHz''' mmWave (n260)
|'''39 GHz''' mmWave
|n260
|}<br />
|}<br />


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!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
! colspan="2" |Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
|2G
|2G
|GSM/GPRS/EDGE
|GSM/GPRS/EDGE
| rowspan="2" |'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
| rowspan="2" |'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
| rowspan="2" |2
|To be shut down in the future, date to be announced.
|To be shut down in the future, date to be announced.
|-
|-
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|To be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|To be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4)
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|4
|To be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|To be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|-
|-
| rowspan="7" |4G
| rowspan="11" |4G
| rowspan="7" |LTE
| rowspan="11" |LTE
|'''600 MHz''' (71)
|'''600 MHz'''
|71
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|-
|-
|'''700 MHz''' (12/13)
| rowspan="2" |'''700 MHz'''
|12
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
Band 13 only used in PR and the USVI.
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|13
|Only used in PR and the USVI.
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
|Only used in the Myrtle Beach, SC area.
|Only used in the Myrtle Beach, SC area.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
| rowspan="2" |
|4
| rowspan="4" |Primary 4G mid-bands.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2/25)
|66
|-
|-
|'''2.5''' '''GHz''' BRS/EBS (41)
| rowspan="2" |'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in some areas.
|2
|-
|25
|-
|'''2.5''' '''GHz''' BRS/EBS
|41
| rowspan="3" |Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' CBRS
|48
|-
|-
|'''5.2''' '''GHz''' LAA (46)
|'''5.2''' '''GHz''' LAA
|46
|-
|-
| rowspan="9" |5G
| rowspan="10" |5G
| rowspan="9" |NR
| rowspan="10" |NR
|'''600 MHz''' (n71)
|'''600 MHz'''
|n71
|"5G Extended Range" network.
|"5G Extended Range" network.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|n66
| rowspan="2" |Spectrum being re-farmed from 4G.
| rowspan="2" |Spectrum being re-farmed from 4G.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (n25)
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|n25
|-
|-
|'''2.5''' '''GHz''' BRS/EBS (n41)
|'''2.5''' '''GHz''' BRS/EBS
| rowspan="5" |"5G Ultra Capacity" network.
|n41
| rowspan="6" |"5G Ultra Capacity" network.
|-
|-
|'''3.45/3.7''' '''GHz''' DoD + C-Band (n77)
|'''3.45 GHz''' DoD
| rowspan="2" |n77
|-
|-
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n258)
|'''3.7''' '''GHz''' C-Band
|-
|-
|'''28''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n261)
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n258
|-
|-
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n260)
|'''28''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n261
|-
|-
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n262)
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n260
|-
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n262
|Acquired in 2020 auction, not yet in use.
|Acquired in 2020 auction, not yet in use.
|}<br />
|}<br />
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!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
! colspan="2" |Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="9" |4G
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="9" |LTE
|'''700 MHz''' (12/14/29)
| rowspan="3" |'''700 MHz'''
|12/17
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
|-
|14
|Nationwide low-band frequency. (Excludes PR and the USVI.)
|Nationwide low-band frequency. (Excludes PR and the USVI.)
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|29
|Supplemental downlink in select areas.
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
| rowspan="2" |
|4
| rowspan="3" |Primary 4G mid-bands.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|66
|-
|-
|'''2.3''' '''GHz''' WCS (30)
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|2
|-
|'''2.3''' '''GHz''' WCS
|30
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in some areas.
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''5.2''' '''GHz''' LAA (46)
|'''5.2''' '''GHz''' LAA
|46
|-
|-
| rowspan="6" |5G
| rowspan="7" |5G
| rowspan="6" |NR
| rowspan="7" |NR
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (n5)
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|n5
| rowspan="3" |Primary 5G network.
| rowspan="3" |Primary 5G network.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|n66
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (n2)
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|n2
|-
|-
|'''3.45/3.7''' '''GHz''' DoD + C-Band (n77)
|'''3.45 GHz''' DoD
|"5G+" network.
| rowspan="2" |n77
| rowspan="2" |"5G+" network.
|-
|'''3.7 GHz''' C-Band
|-
|-
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n258)
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n258
|Acquired in 2019 auction, not yet in use.
|Acquired in 2019 auction, not yet in use.
|-
|-
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n260)
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n260
|"5G+" network.
|"5G+" network.
|}<br />
|}<br />
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!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
! colspan="2" |Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
| rowspan="10" |5G
| rowspan="11" |5G
| rowspan="10" |NR
| rowspan="11" |NR
|'''600 MHz''' (n71)
|'''600 MHz'''
|n71
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|-
|-
|'''700 MHz''' (n29)
|'''700 MHz'''
|n29
|Supplemental downlink in select areas.
|Supplemental downlink in select areas.
|-
|-
|'''800 MHz''' SMR (n26)
|'''800 MHz''' SMR
|n26
|Nationwide low-band frequency. Currently in use by Sprint's LTE and CDMA networks. Dish has agreed to purchase this spectrum from T-Mobile after Sprint's network is shut down.
|Nationwide low-band frequency. Currently in use by Sprint's LTE and CDMA networks. Dish has agreed to purchase this spectrum from T-Mobile after Sprint's network is shut down.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66/n70)
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|AWS-3, AWS-H, and AWS-4 spectrum.
|n66
| rowspan="2" |AWS-3, AWS-H and AWS-4.
|-
|n70
|-
|-
|'''3.45 GHz''' DoD (n77)
|'''3.45 GHz''' DoD
|n77
|
|
|-
|-
|'''3.5''' '''GHz''' CBRS (n48)
|'''3.5''' '''GHz''' CBRS
|n48
|
|
|-
|-
|'''24 GHz''' mmWave (n258)
|'''24 GHz''' mmWave
|n258
|Owned primarily in the Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX areas.
|Owned primarily in the Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX areas.
|-
|-
|'''28 GHz''' mmWave (n261)
|'''28 GHz''' mmWave
|n261
|Owned primarily in the San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, and Kansas City areas.
|Owned primarily in the San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, and Kansas City areas.
|-
|-
|'''39 GHz''' mmWave (n260)
|'''39 GHz''' mmWave
|n260
|Owned primarily in Puerto Rico.
|Owned primarily in Puerto Rico.
|-
|-
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n262)
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n262
|Nationwide mmWave band.
|Nationwide mmWave band.
|}
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!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
! colspan="2" |Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
|3G
|3G
|UMTS/HSPA+
|UMTS/HSPA+
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
|To be shut down by December 31, 2025.
|To be shut down by December 31, 2025.
|-
|-
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="8" |4G
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="8" |LTE
|'''600 MHz''' (71)
|'''600 MHz'''
|71
| rowspan="3" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
| rowspan="3" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''700''' '''MHz''' (12)
|'''700''' '''MHz'''
|12
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
|-
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|4
| rowspan="4" |Primary 4G mid-bands.
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5/26)
|66
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
| rowspan="2" |'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
| rowspan="2" |
|2
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2/25)
|25
|-
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS (7)
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|7
|Additional capacity in some areas.
|Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|-
| rowspan="5" |5G
| rowspan="5" |5G
| rowspan="5" |NR
| rowspan="5" |NR
|'''600 MHz''' (n71)
|'''600 MHz'''
| rowspan="5" |
|n71
| rowspan="3" |Primary 5G network.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|n66
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (n2)
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|n2
|-
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS (n41)
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|n41
| rowspan="2" |High speed mid-band 5G in select cities.
|-
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' (n78)
|'''3.5 GHz'''
|n78
|}
|}
''*Includes network/spectrum sharing agreement with Videotron.''
''*Includes network/spectrum sharing agreement with Vidéotron.''


====Bell/Telus====
====Bell/Telus====
[[File:Bell Mobility logo.svg.png|frameless|50px|link=Special:FilePath/Bell_Mobility_logo.svg.png]]
[[File:Bell Mobility logo.svg.png|frameless|50px|link=Special:FilePath/Bell_Mobility_logo.svg.png]]
[[File:Telus logo.svg.png|frameless|120px|link=Special:FilePath/Telus_logo.svg.png]]
[[File:Telus logo.svg.png|frameless|120px|link=Special:FilePath/Telus_logo.svg.png]]
<br />
<br /><u>''Note:''</u> ''Bell + Telus have a shared RAN (physical network), and share wireless spectrum. They operate together as one combined network.''
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
! colspan="2" |Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
| rowspan="2" |To be shut down by December 31, 2025.
| rowspan="2" |To be shut down by December 31, 2025.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|2
|-
|-
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="11" |4G
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="11" |LTE
|'''600 MHz''' (71)
|'''600 MHz'''
|71
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
|Additional low-band coverage in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''700''' '''MHz''' (12/13/29)
| rowspan="3" |'''700''' '''MHz'''
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
|12
| rowspan="2" |Low-band frequency for wide coverage.
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5/26)
|13
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
|29
| rowspan="2" |
|Supplemental downlink in select areas.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2/25)
| rowspan="2" |'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
| rowspan="2" |Low-band frequency for wide coverage.
|-
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS (7)
|26
|-
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|4
| rowspan="4" |Primary 4G mid-bands.
|-
|66
|-
| rowspan="2" |'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|2
|-
|25
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|7
|Additional capacity in some areas.
|Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|-
| rowspan="3" |5G
| rowspan="3" |5G
| rowspan="3" |NR
| rowspan="3" |NR
|'''600 MHz''' (n71)
|'''600 MHz'''
| rowspan="2" |
|n71
| rowspan="2" |Primary 5G network.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|n66
|-
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' (n78)
|'''3.5 GHz'''
|n78
|"5G+" network
|"5G+" network
|}
|}
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!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
! colspan="2" |Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
|3G
|3G
|UMTS/HSPA+
|UMTS/HSPA+
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4)
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|4
|Fallback for older devices.
|Fallback for older devices.
|-
|-
| rowspan="4" |4G
| rowspan="5" |4G
| rowspan="4" |LTE
| rowspan="5" |LTE
|'''600 MHz''' (71)
|'''600 MHz'''
| rowspan="2" |Primary low-band frequencies.
|71
| rowspan="2" |Low-band frequencies for wide coverage.
|-
|'''700''' '''MHz'''
|13
|-
|-
|'''700''' '''MHz''' (13)
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|4
| rowspan="3" |Primary mid-band frequencies for fast speeds.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
|66
| rowspan="2" |Primary mid-band frequencies for fast speeds.
|-
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS (7)
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|7
|}
|}


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