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''Information last updated: September 2021''
''Information last updated: November 2021''


=== πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States ===
=== πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States ===


==== Verizon ====
====Verizon====
[[File:Verizon 2015 logo -vector.svg.png|120px|frameless]]
[[File:Verizon 2015 logo -vector.svg.png|120px|frameless|link=Special:FilePath/Verizon_2015_logo_-vector.svg.png]]
<br />
<br />
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
!Band Number
!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Band
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|0
| rowspan="2" |2G/3G
| rowspan="2" |2G/3G
| rowspan="2" |CDMA/1x/EVDO
| rowspan="2" |CDMA/1x/EVDO
| rowspan="2" |Network to be shut down by December 31, 2022.
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (0)
| rowspan="2" |To be shut down by December 31, 2022.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (1)
|1
|-
|-
|'''700 MHz''' Upper C
|13
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="6" |LTE
|'''700 MHz''' (13)
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|5
|Spectrum covers ~90% of the US.
| rowspan="3" |Shared with 5G using DSS.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
|4/66
| rowspan="2" |
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|2
|-
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' CBRS
|'''3.5 GHz''' CBRS (48)
|48
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in select areas.
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''5.2 GHz''' LAA
|'''5.2 GHz''' LAA (46)
|46
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|n5
| rowspan="6" |5G
| rowspan="6" |5G
| rowspan="6" |NR
| rowspan="6" |NR
| rowspan="3" |"5G Nationwide" network. Shared with 4G using DSS.
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (n5)
| rowspan="3" |"5G Nationwide" network. Β 
Shared with 4G using Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS).
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|n66
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (n2)
|n2
|-
|-
|'''3.7 GHz''' C-Band
|'''3.7 GHz''' C-Band (n77/n78)
|n77/n78
|Network to launch on January 5, 2022. Β 
|Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2021. Β 


"5G Ultra Wideband" network.
"5G Ultra Wideband" network.
|-
|-
|'''28 GHz''' mmWave
|'''28 GHz''' mmWave (n261)
|n261
| rowspan="2" |Only available in select areas.
| rowspan="2" |Only available in parts of select cities.
"5G Ultra Wideband" network.
"5G Ultra Wideband" network.
|-
|-
|'''39 GHz''' mmWave
|'''39 GHz''' mmWave (n260)
|n260
|}<br />
|}<br />


====T-Mobile====
====T-Mobile====
[[File:T-Mobile_US_Logo_2020_RGB_Magenta_on_Transparent.svg.png|120px|frameless]]
[[File:T-Mobile_US_Logo_2020_RGB_Magenta_on_Transparent.svg.png|120px|frameless|link=Special:FilePath/T-Mobile_US_Logo_2020_RGB_Magenta_on_Transparent.svg.png]]
<br />
<br />
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
!Band Number
!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
| rowspan="2" |2
|2G
|2G
|GSM/GPRS/EDGE
|GSM/GPRS/EDGE
|Network to be shut down by December 31, 2022.
| rowspan="2" |'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|To be shut down by December 31, 2022.
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
|Network to be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|To be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4)
|4
|To be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|Network to be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|-
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
| rowspan="8" |4G
|71
| rowspan="8" |LTE
| rowspan="9" |4G
|'''600 MHz''' (71)
| rowspan="9" |LTE
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |'''700 MHz''' Lower A/B/C, Upper C
|'''700 MHz''' (12/13)
|12
|Spectrum covers ~85% of the US.
|Spectrum covers about 85% of the US.
Band 13 only used in Puerto Rico and the USVI.
|-
|-
|13
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|Only used in Puerto Rico 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
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
|4/66
| rowspan="2" |
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide mid-band 4G frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2/25)
|2/25
|-
|-
|'''2.5''' '''GHz''' BRS/EBS
|'''2.5''' '''GHz''' BRS/EBS (41)
|41
| rowspan="3" |Additional capacity in some areas.
| rowspan="3" |Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''3.5''' '''GHz''' CBRS
|'''3.5''' '''GHz''' CBRS (48)
|48
|-
|-
|'''5.2''' '''GHz''' LAA
|'''5.2''' '''GHz''' LAA (46)
|46
|-
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
| rowspan="8" |5G
|n71
| rowspan="8" |NR
| rowspan="9" |5G
|'''600 MHz''' (n71)
| rowspan="9" |NR
|"5G Extended Range" network.
|Primary low-band 5G frequency.
Β 
"5G Extended Range" network.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|n66
|
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''2.5''' '''GHz''' BRS/EBS (n41)
|n2/n25
|"5G Ultra Capacity" network.
|-
|-
|'''2.5''' '''GHz''' BRS/EBS
|'''3.7''' '''GHz''' C-Band (n77)
|n41
|Available for use starting December 2023.
|Primary mid-band 5G frequency.
Β 
"5G Ultra Capacity" network.
|-
|'''3.7''' '''GHz''' C-Band
|n77
|Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2023.
|-
|-
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n258)
|n258
| rowspan="3" |Only available in parts of select cities.
| rowspan="3" |Only available in parts of select cities.
"5G Ultra Capacity" network.
"5G Ultra Capacity" network.
|-
|-
|'''28''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''28''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n261)
|n261
|-
|-
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n260)
|n260
|-
|-
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n262)
|n262
|Acquired in 2020 auction, not yet in use.
|Spectrum acquired in 2020 auction.
|}<br />
|}<br />


==== AT&T ====
====AT&T====
[[File:AT&T logo 2016.svg.png|120px|frameless]]
[[File:AT&T logo 2016.svg.png|120px|frameless|link=Special:FilePath/AT&T_logo_2016.svg.png]]
<br />
<br />
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
!Band Number
!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
| rowspan="2" |Network to be shut down by February 2022.
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
| rowspan="2" |To be shut down by February 2022.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|2
|-
|-
| rowspan="3" |'''700 MHz''' Lower B/C/D/E, Upper D
| rowspan="6" |4G
|12/17
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="8" |4G
|'''700 MHz''' (12/14/29)
| rowspan="8" |LTE
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|Spectrum covers about 90% of the US.
|-
|-
|14
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|Spectrum has been moved to 5G in most areas.
Primary band for FirstNet first responder network.
|-
|-
|29
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
|Supplemental downlink spectrum in some areas.
| rowspan="2" |
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|5
|Spectrum has been moved entirely to 5G in most areas, and B5 LTE has been shut down in those markets.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''2.3''' '''GHz''' WCS (30)
|4/66
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in some areas.
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide mid-band 4G frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''5.2''' '''GHz''' LAA (46)
|2
|-
|-
|'''2.3''' '''GHz''' WCS
| rowspan="6" |5G
|30
| rowspan="6" |NR
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in some areas.
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (n5)
| rowspan="3" |Primary 5G network.
|-
|-
|'''5.2''' '''GHz''' LAA
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|46
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (n2)
|n5
| rowspan="5" |5G
| rowspan="5" |NR
|Primary low-band 5G frequency.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''3.7''' '''GHz''' C-Band (n77/n78)
|n2
|Network to launch on January 5, 2022.
|Shared with 4G using DSS.
"5G+" network.
|-
|-
|'''3.7''' '''GHz''' C-Band
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n258)
|n77/n78
|Acquired in 2019 auction, not yet in use.
|Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2021.
|-
|-
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n260)
|n258
|Spectrum acquired in 2019 auction.
|-
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n260
|Only available in parts of select cities.
|Only available in parts of select cities.
"5G+" network.
"5G+" network.
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====Dish Wireless====
====Dish Wireless====
[[File:Dish Network 2019.svg.png|100px|frameless]]
[[File:Dish Network 2019.svg.png|100px|frameless|link=Special:FilePath/Dish_Network_2019.svg.png]]
<br />
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
!Band Number
!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
| rowspan="9" |5G
|n71
| rowspan="9" |NR
| rowspan="10" |5G
|'''600 MHz''' (n71)
| rowspan="10" |NR
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|-
|-
|'''700 MHz''' Lower E
|'''700 MHz''' (n29)
|n29
|Supplemental downlink in select areas.
|Supplemental downlink in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''800 MHz''' SMR
|'''800 MHz''' SMR (n26)
|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.
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66/n70)
|n66
|AWS-3, AWS-H, and AWS-4 spectrum.
| rowspan="2" |Combination of unpaired AWS-3, AWS-H, and AWS-4 holdings.
|-
|n70
|-
|-
|'''3.5''' '''GHz''' CBRS
|'''3.5''' '''GHz''' CBRS (n48)
|n48
|
|Licenses cover 100% of the continental US.
|-
|-
|'''24 GHz''' mmWave
|'''24 GHz''' mmWave (n258)
|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
|'''28 GHz''' mmWave (n261)
|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
|'''39 GHz''' mmWave (n260)
|n260
|Owned primarily in Puerto Rico.
|Owned primarily in Puerto Rico.
|-
|-
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave (n262)
|n262
|Nationwide mmWave band.
|Primary, nationwide mmWave band. Licenses cover 100% of the continental US.
|}
|}<br />


====Defunct Networks====
====Defunct Networks====
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=== πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Canada ===
=== πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Canada ===


==== Rogers ====
====Rogers====
[[File:Rogers logo.svg.png|120px|frameless]]
[[File:Rogers logo.svg.png|120px|frameless|link=Special:FilePath/Rogers_logo.svg.png]]
<br />
<br />
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
!Band Number
!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |'''850 MHz''' Cellular
| rowspan="2" |5
|2G
|2G
|GSM/GPRS/EDGE
|GSM/GPRS/EDGE
|Network to be shut down by December 31, 2021.
| rowspan="2" |'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|To be shut down by December 31, 2021.
|-
|-
|3G
|3G
|UMTS/HSPA+
|UMTS/HSPA+
|Network to be shut down by December 31, 2025.
|To be shut down by December 31, 2025.
|-
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
|71
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="6" |LTE
|'''600 MHz''' (71)
| rowspan="3" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
| rowspan="3" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''700''' '''MHz''' Lower A/B/C
|'''700''' '''MHz''' (12)
|12
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|5
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
|4/66
| rowspan="2" |
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide 4G mid-band frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2/25)
|2/25
|-
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS (7)
|7
|Additional capacity in some areas.
|Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
|n71
| rowspan="5" |5G
| rowspan="5" |5G
| rowspan="5" |NR
| rowspan="5" |NR
|Primary low-band 5G frequency. Shared with 4G using DSS.
|'''600 MHz''' (n71)
| rowspan="3" |Shared with 4G using DSS.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|n66
| rowspan="2" |Shared with 4G using DSS.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (n2)
|n2
|-
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS (n41)
|n41
| rowspan="2" |Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
| rowspan="2" |Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' C-Band
|'''3.5 GHz''' C-Band (n77/n78)
|n77/n78
|}
|}<br />
''*Includes network/spectrum sharing agreement with Videotron.''


====Bell/Telus====
====Bell/Telus====
[[File:Bell Mobility logo.svg.png|frameless|50px]]
[[File:Bell Mobility logo.svg.png|frameless|50px|link=Special:FilePath/Bell_Mobility_logo.svg.png]]
[[File:Telus logo.svg.png|frameless|120px]]
[[File:Telus logo.svg.png|frameless|120px|link=Special:FilePath/Telus_logo.svg.png]]
<br />
<br />
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
!Band Number
!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Frequency Bands
!Notes
!Notes
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|5
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
| rowspan="2" |Network to be shut down by December 31, 2025.
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
| rowspan="2" |To be shut down by December 31, 2025.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|2
|-
|-
|'''700''' '''MHz''' Lower A/B/C/D/E, Upper C
| rowspan="5" |4G
|12/13/29
| rowspan="5" |LTE
| rowspan="6" |4G
|'''700''' '''MHz''' (12/13/29)
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5/26)
|5
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4/66)
|4/66
| rowspan="2" |
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide 4G mid-band frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2/25)
|2/25
|-
|-
|'''2.3 GHz''' WCS
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS (7)
|40
|Additional capacity in some areas.
| rowspan="2" |Additional capacity in some areas.
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|7
|-
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
|n71
| rowspan="3" |5G
| rowspan="3" |5G
| rowspan="3" |NR
| rowspan="3" |NR
|Low-band coverage in some areas.
|'''600 MHz''' (n71)
|Low-band 5G in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (n66)
|n66
| rowspan="2" |Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
| rowspan="2" |Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
|-
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' C-Band
|'''3.5 GHz''' C-Band (n77/n78)
|n77/n78
|}<br />
Β 
==== Freedom Mobile ====
Β 
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
!Band Number
!Generation
!Protocol
!Notes
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|4
|3G
|UMTS/HSPA+
|Voice/data for devices without LTE/VoLTE.
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
|71
| rowspan="4" |4G
| rowspan="4" |LTE
| rowspan="2" |Primary 4G low-band frequencies.
|-
|'''700 MHz''' Upper C
|13
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|4/66
|Primary 4G mid-band frequency.
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|7/38
|Additional capacity in some areas.
|}
|}
''*Includes network/spectrum sharing agreement with SaskTel.''


====Defunct Networks====
====Defunct Networks====
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|-
|-
|1.9 GHz PCS
|1.9 GHz PCS
|}<br />
=== πŸ‡²πŸ‡½ Mexico ===
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
|-
| rowspan="1" |'''700 MHz''' APT (28)
|-
| rowspan="1" |'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|-
| rowspan="1" |'''1.9 GHz''' PCS (2)
|-
| rowspan="1" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS (4)
|-
| rowspan="1" |'''2.6 GHz''' IMT-E (7/38)
|-
| rowspan="1" |'''3.5 GHz''' CBRS (48)
|}
=== πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ United Kingdom ===
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
|-
|'''700 MHz''' APT (n28)
|-
|'''800 MHz''' DD (20)
|-
|'''900 MHz''' E-GSM (8)
|-
|'''1.4 GHz''' L-Band (32)
|-
|'''1.8 GHz''' DCS (3)
|-
|'''2.1 GHz''' IMT (1)
|-
|'''2.3 GHz''' S-Band (40)
|-
|'''2.6 GHz''' IMT-E (7, 38)
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' C-Band (n77/n78)
|}<br />
=== πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia ===
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
|-
|'''700 MHz''' APT (28)
|-
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular (5)
|-
|'''900 MHz''' E-GSM (8)
|-
|'''1.8 GHz''' DCS (3)
|-
|'''2.1 GHz''' IMT (1)
|-
|'''2.3 GHz''' S-Band (40)
|-
|'''2.6 GHz''' IMT-E (7)
|-
|'''3.5 GHz''' C-Band (n78)
|-
|'''26 GHz''' mmWave (n258)
|}<br />
|}<br />

Latest revision as of 17:29, 1 December 2021

Information last updated: November 2021

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States

Verizon

Verizon 2015 logo -vector.svg.png

Generation Protocol Frequency Band Notes
2G/3G CDMA/1x/EVDO 850 MHz Cellular (0) To be shut down by December 31, 2022.
1.9 GHz PCS (1)
4G LTE 700 MHz (13) Nationwide low-band frequency.
850 MHz Cellular (5) Spectrum covers ~90% of the US.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (4/66)
1.9 GHz PCS (2)
3.5 GHz CBRS (48) Additional capacity in select areas.
5.2 GHz LAA (46)
5G NR 850 MHz Cellular (n5) "5G Nationwide" network.

Shared with 4G using Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS).

1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (n66)
1.9 GHz PCS (n2)
3.7 GHz C-Band (n77/n78) Network to launch on January 5, 2022.

"5G Ultra Wideband" network.

28 GHz mmWave (n261) Only available in select areas.

"5G Ultra Wideband" network.

39 GHz mmWave (n260)


T-Mobile

T-Mobile US Logo 2020 RGB Magenta on Transparent.svg.png

Generation Protocol Frequency Bands Notes
2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE 1.9 GHz PCS (2) To be shut down by December 31, 2022.
3G UMTS/HSPA+ To be shut down by July 1, 2022.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (4) To be shut down by July 1, 2022.
4G LTE 600 MHz (71) Nationwide low-band frequency.
700 MHz (12/13) Spectrum covers ~85% of the US.

Band 13 only used in Puerto Rico and the USVI.

850 MHz Cellular (5) Only used in the Myrtle Beach, SC area.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (4/66)
1.9 GHz PCS (2/25)
2.5 GHz BRS/EBS (41) Additional capacity in some areas.
3.5 GHz CBRS (48)
5.2 GHz LAA (46)
5G NR 600 MHz (n71) "5G Extended Range" network.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (n66)
2.5 GHz BRS/EBS (n41) "5G Ultra Capacity" network.
3.7 GHz C-Band (n77) Available for use starting December 2023.
24 GHz mmWave (n258) Only available in parts of select cities.

"5G Ultra Capacity" network.

28 GHz mmWave (n261)
39 GHz mmWave (n260)
47 GHz mmWave (n262) Acquired in 2020 auction, not yet in use.


AT&T

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Generation Protocol Frequency Bands Notes
3G UMTS/HSPA+ 850 MHz Cellular (5) To be shut down by February 2022.
1.9 GHz PCS (2)
4G LTE 700 MHz (12/14/29) Nationwide low-band frequency.
850 MHz Cellular (5) Spectrum has been moved to 5G in most areas.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (4/66)
1.9 GHz PCS (2)
2.3 GHz WCS (30) Additional capacity in some areas.
5.2 GHz LAA (46)
5G NR 850 MHz Cellular (n5) Primary 5G network.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (n66)
1.9 GHz PCS (n2)
3.7 GHz C-Band (n77/n78) Network to launch on January 5, 2022.

"5G+" network.

24 GHz mmWave (n258) Acquired in 2019 auction, not yet in use.
39 GHz mmWave (n260) Only available in parts of select cities.

"5G+" network.


Dish Wireless

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Generation Protocol Frequency Bands Notes
5G NR 600 MHz (n71) Nationwide low-band frequency.
700 MHz (n29) Supplemental downlink in select areas.
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.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (n66/n70) AWS-3, AWS-H, and AWS-4 spectrum.
3.5 GHz CBRS (n48)
24 GHz mmWave (n258) Owned primarily in the Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX areas.
28 GHz mmWave (n261) Owned primarily in the San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, and Kansas City areas.
39 GHz mmWave (n260) Owned primarily in Puerto Rico.
47 GHz mmWave (n262) Nationwide mmWave band.

Defunct Networks

Generation Protocol Frequency Band Dates of Operation Primary Operators
1G AMPS 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1983

Decommissioned: 2008

Verizon, AT&T
2G TDMA/D-AMPS 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1993

Decommissioned: 2008

AT&T
1.9 GHz PCS
iDEN 800 MHz SMR Launched: 1996

Decommissioned: 2013

Nextel/Sprint
900 MHz SMR
GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1995 (GSM), 2001 (GPRS), 2003 (EDGE)

Decommissioned: 2017-2022

AT&T, T-Mobile
1.9 GHz PCS
2G/3G CDMA/1x/EVDO 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1995 (CDMA), 2001 (1x), 2003 (EVDO)

Decommissioned: 2022

Verizon, Sprint
1.9 GHz PCS
3G UMTS/HSPA+ 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 2004-2005

Decommissioned: 2022

AT&T, T-Mobile
1.9 GHz PCS
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS
4G WiMAX 2.5 GHz BRS/EBS Launched: 2008

Decommissioned: 2016

Clearwire/Sprint


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Rogers

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Generation Protocol Frequency Bands Notes
2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850 MHz Cellular (5) To be shut down by December 31, 2021.
3G UMTS/HSPA+ To be shut down by December 31, 2025.
4G LTE 600 MHz (71) Nationwide low-band frequencies.
700 MHz (12)
850 MHz Cellular (5)
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (4/66)
1.9 GHz PCS (2/25)
2.5 GHz BRS (7) Additional capacity in some areas.
5G NR 600 MHz (n71) Shared with 4G using DSS.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (n66)
1.9 GHz PCS (n2)
2.5 GHz BRS (n41) Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
3.5 GHz C-Band (n77/n78)

*Includes network/spectrum sharing agreement with Videotron.

Bell/Telus

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Generation Protocol Frequency Bands Notes
3G UMTS/HSPA+ 850 MHz Cellular (5) To be shut down by December 31, 2025.
1.9 GHz PCS (2)
4G LTE 700 MHz (12/13/29) Nationwide low-band frequencies.
850 MHz Cellular (5/26)
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (4/66)
1.9 GHz PCS (2/25)
2.5 GHz BRS (7) Additional capacity in some areas.
5G NR 600 MHz (n71) Low-band 5G in some areas.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (n66) Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
3.5 GHz C-Band (n77/n78)

*Includes network/spectrum sharing agreement with SaskTel.

Defunct Networks

Generation Protocol Frequency Band Dates of Operation Primary Operators
1G AMPS 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1985

Decommissioned: 2007-2008

Rogers, Bell, Telus
2G TDMA/D-AMPS 850 MHz Cellular Launched: Early 1990s

Decommissioned: 2007

Rogers
1.9 GHz PCS
GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1995 (GSM), 2001 (GPRS), 2003 (EDGE)

Decommissioned: 2021

1.9 GHz PCS
2G/3G CDMA/1x/EVDO 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1995 (CDMA), 2002 (1x), 2005 (EVDO)

Decommissioned: 2017-2019

Bell, Telus
1.9 GHz PCS