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|'''3.7 GHz''' C-Band
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|n77
|n77/n78
|Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2021.  
|Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2021.  


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==== T-Mobile ====
 
====T-Mobile====
[[File:T-Mobile_US_Logo_2020_RGB_Magenta_on_Transparent.svg.png|120px|frameless]]
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| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |3G
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
| rowspan="2" |UMTS/HSPA+
|Network to be shut down by October 1, 2021.
|Network to be shut down by July 1, 2022.
|-
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|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|4
|4
|Network to be shut down by October 1, 2021.
|Network to be shut down by July 1, 2022.
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|'''600 MHz''' DD
|'''600 MHz''' DD
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|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''24''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n258
|n258
|Spectrum acquired in 2019 auction.
| rowspan="3" |Only available in parts of select cities.
"5G Ultra Capacity" network.
|-
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|'''28''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''28''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n261
|n261
| rowspan="2" |Only available in parts of select cities.
"5G Ultra Capacity" network.
|-
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|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|'''39''' '''GHz''' mmWave
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|'''3.7''' '''GHz''' C-Band
|'''3.7''' '''GHz''' C-Band
|n77
|n77/n78
|Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2021.
|Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2021.
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==== Dish Wireless ====
====Dish Wireless====
[[File:Dish Network 2019.svg.png|120px|frameless]]
[[File:Dish Network 2019.svg.png|100px|frameless]]
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{| class="wikitable"
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|'''600 MHz''' DD
|'''600 MHz''' DD
|n71
|n71
| rowspan="7" |5G
| rowspan="10" |5G
| rowspan="7" |NR
| rowspan="10" |NR
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|Nationwide low-band frequency.
|-
|-
|'''700 MHz''' Lower E
|'''700 MHz''' Lower E
|n29
|n29
|Supplemental downlink only.
|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 by as early as 2023.
|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
| rowspan="2" |'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
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|'''3.5''' '''GHz''' CBRS
|'''3.5''' '''GHz''' CBRS
|n48
|n48
| rowspan="2" |Licenses cover 100% of the continental US.
|Licenses cover 100% of the continental US.
|-
|'''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
|'''47''' '''GHz''' mmWave
|n262
|n262
|Primary, nationwide mmWave band. Licenses cover 100% of the continental US.
|}<br />
|}<br />


==== Defunct Networks ====
====Defunct Networks====
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
!Frequency Band
!Generation
!Generation
!Protocol
!Protocol
!Notes
!Frequency Band
!Dates of Operation
!Primary Operators
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|1G
|1G
|AMPS
|AMPS
|Original analog cellular service. Operated from 1983-2009.
|850 MHz Cellular
|Launched: 1983
Decommissioned: 2008
|Verizon, AT&T
|-
|-
| rowspan="2" |2G
| rowspan="6" |2G
| rowspan="2" |TDMA/D-AMPS
| rowspan="2" |TDMA/D-AMPS
|Original 2G network. Operated from 1993-2009.
|850 MHz Cellular
| rowspan="2" |Launched: 1993
Decommissioned: 2008
| rowspan="2" |AT&T
|-
|-
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|1.9 GHz PCS
|Original 2G network. Operated from 1993-2009.
|-
|-
|'''800 MHz''' SMR
| rowspan="2" |2G
| rowspan="2" |iDEN
| rowspan="2" |iDEN
| rowspan="2" |Used for Push-to-Talk networks by companies such as Nextel (later Sprint).  
|800 MHz SMR
Operated from 1996-2013.
| rowspan="2" |Launched: 1996
Decommissioned: 2013
| rowspan="2" |Nextel/Sprint
|-
|900 MHz SMR
|-
| rowspan="2" |GSM/GPRS/EDGE
|850 MHz Cellular
| rowspan="2" |Launched: 1995 (GSM), 2001 (GPRS), 2003 (EDGE)
Decommissioned: 2017-2022
| rowspan="2" |AT&T, T-Mobile
|-
|1.9 GHz PCS
|-
| rowspan="2" |2G/3G
| rowspan="2" |CDMA/1xRTT/EVDO
|850 MHz Cellular
| rowspan="2" |Launched: 1995 (CDMA), 2001 (1xRTT), 2003 (EVDO)
Decommissioned: 2022
| rowspan="2" |Verizon, Sprint
|-
|1.9 GHz PCS
|-
| rowspan="3" |3G
| rowspan="3" |UMTS/HSPA+
|850 MHz Cellular
| rowspan="3" |Launched: 2004-2005
Decommissioned: 2022
| rowspan="3" |AT&T, T-Mobile
|-
|1.9 GHz PCS
|-
|-
|'''900 MHz''' SMR
|1.7/2.1 GHz AWS
|-
|-
|'''2.5 GHz''' EBS/BRS
|4G
|4G
|WiMAX
|WiMAX
|Original 4G network, operated by Clearwire/Sprint.
|2.5 GHz BRS/EBS
Operated from 2008-2016.
|Launched: 2008
 
Decommissioned: 2016
|Clearwire/Sprint
|}<br />
|}<br />


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| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="6" |LTE
|Nationwide low-band frequency. Shared with 5G using DSS.
| rowspan="3" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
|-
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|'''700''' '''MHz''' Lower A/B/C
|'''700''' '''MHz''' Lower A/B/C
|12/17
|12
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
|-
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|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
|'''850 MHz''' Cellular
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====Bell/Telus====
====Bell/Telus====
[[File:Bell Mobility logo.svg.png|frameless|65px]]
[[File:Bell Mobility logo.svg.png|frameless|50px]]
[[File:Telus logo.svg.png|frameless|120px]]
[[File:Telus logo.svg.png|frameless|120px]]
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|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|'''1.9 GHz''' PCS
|2
|2
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
|71
| rowspan="7" |4G
| rowspan="7" |LTE
|Additional low-band coverage in select areas.
|-
|-
|'''700''' '''MHz''' Lower A/B/C/D/E, Upper C
|'''700''' '''MHz''' Lower A/B/C/D/E, Upper C
|12/17/13/29
|12/13/29
| rowspan="6" |4G
| rowspan="6" |LTE
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
| rowspan="2" |Nationwide low-band frequencies.
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|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|'''2.5 GHz''' BRS
|7
|7
|-
|'''600 MHz''' DD
|n71
| rowspan="3" |5G
| rowspan="3" |NR
|Low-band coverage in some areas.
|-
|-
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|'''1.7/2.1 GHz''' AWS
|n66
|n66
| rowspan="2" |5G
| rowspan="2" |NR
| rowspan="2" |Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
| rowspan="2" |Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
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|Additional capacity in some areas.
|Additional capacity in some areas.
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====Defunct Networks====
{| class="wikitable"
!Generation
!Protocol
!Frequency Band
!Dates of Operation
!Primary Operators
|-
|1G
|AMPS
|850 MHz Cellular
|Launched: 1985
Decommissioned: 2007-2008
|Rogers, Bell, Telus
|-
| rowspan="4" |2G
| rowspan="2" |TDMA/D-AMPS
|850 MHz Cellular
| rowspan="2" |Launched: Early 1990s
Decommissioned: 2007
| rowspan="4" |Rogers
|-
|1.9 GHz PCS
|-
| rowspan="2" | GSM/GPRS/EDGE
|850 MHz Cellular
| rowspan="2" |Launched: 1995 (GSM), 2001 (GPRS), 2003 (EDGE)
Decommissioned: 2021
|-
|1.9 GHz PCS
|-
| rowspan="2" |2G/3G
| rowspan="2" |CDMA/1xRTT/EVDO
|850 MHz Cellular
| rowspan="2" |Launched: 1995 (CDMA), 2002 (1xRTT), 2005 (EVDO)
Decommissioned: 2017-2019
| rowspan="2" |Bell, Telus
|-
|1.9 GHz PCS
|}<br />


=== 🇲🇽 Mexico ===
=== 🇲🇽 Mexico ===

Revision as of 17:26, 1 October 2021

Information last updated: September 2021

🇺🇸 United States

Verizon

Verizon 2015 logo -vector.svg.png

Frequency Band Band Number Generation Protocol Notes
850 MHz Cellular 0 2G/3G CDMA

(1xRTT/EV-DO)

Network to be shut down by December 31, 2022.
1.9 GHz PCS 1
700 MHz Upper C 13 4G LTE Nationwide low-band frequency.
850 MHz Cellular 5 Shared with 5G using DSS.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS 4/66
1.9 GHz PCS 2
3.5 GHz CBRS 48 Additional capacity in some areas.
5.2 GHz LAA 46
850 MHz Cellular n5 5G NR "5G Nationwide" network. Shared with 4G using DSS.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS n66
1.9 GHz PCS n2
3.7 GHz C-Band n77/n78 Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2021.

"5G Ultra Wideband" network.

28 GHz mmWave n261 Only available in parts of select cities.

"5G Ultra Wideband" network.

39 GHz mmWave n260


T-Mobile

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

Frequency Band Band Number Generation Protocol Notes
1.9 GHz PCS 2 2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE Network to be shut down by December 31, 2022.
3G UMTS/HSPA+ Network to be shut down by July 1, 2022.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS 4 Network to be shut down by July 1, 2022.
600 MHz DD 71 4G LTE Nationwide low-band frequency.
700 MHz Lower A/B/C, Upper C 12 Spectrum covers about 85% of the US.
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 Nationwide mid-band 4G frequencies.
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
600 MHz DD n71 5G NR Primary low-band 5G frequency.

"5G Extended Range" network.

1.7/2.1 GHz AWS n66 Additional capacity in some areas.
1.9 GHz PCS n2/n25
2.5 GHz BRS/EBS n41 Primary mid-band 5G frequency.

"5G Ultra Capacity" network.

3.7 GHz C-Band n77 Spectrum will be 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 Spectrum acquired in 2020 auction.


AT&T

AT&T logo 2016.svg.png

Frequency Band Band Number Generation Protocol Notes
850 MHz Cellular 5 3G UMTS/HSPA+ Network to be shut down by February 2022.
1.9 GHz PCS 2
700 MHz Lower B/C/D/E, Upper D 12/17 4G LTE Spectrum covers about 90% of the US.
14 Nationwide low-band frequency.

Primary band for FirstNet first responder network.

29 Supplemental downlink spectrum in some areas.
850 MHz Cellular 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 4/66 Nationwide mid-band 4G frequencies.
1.9 GHz PCS 2
2.3 GHz WCS 30 Additional capacity in some areas.
5.2 GHz LAA 46
850 MHz Cellular n5 5G NR Primary low-band 5G frequency.
1.9 GHz PCS n2 Shared with 4G using DSS.
3.7 GHz C-Band n77/n78 Spectrum will be available for use starting December 2021.
24 GHz mmWave n258 Spectrum acquired in 2019 auction.
39 GHz mmWave n260 Only available in parts of select cities.

"5G+" network.


Dish Wireless

Dish Network 2019.svg.png

Frequency Band Band Number Generation Protocol Notes
600 MHz DD n71 5G NR Nationwide low-band frequency.
700 MHz Lower E n29 Supplemental downlink in some 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 Combination of unpaired AWS-3, AWS-H, and AWS-4 holdings.
n70
3.5 GHz CBRS n48 Licenses cover 100% of the continental US.
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 Primary, nationwide mmWave band. Licenses cover 100% of the continental US.


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/1xRTT/EVDO 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1995 (CDMA), 2001 (1xRTT), 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


🇨🇦 Canada

Rogers

Rogers logo.svg.png

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


Bell/Telus

Bell Mobility logo.svg.png Telus logo.svg.png

Frequency Band Band Number Generation Protocol Notes
850 MHz Cellular 5 3G UMTS/HSPA+ Network to be shut down by December 31, 2025.
1.9 GHz PCS 2
700 MHz Lower A/B/C/D/E, Upper C 12/13/29 4G LTE Nationwide low-band frequencies.
850 MHz Cellular 5
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS 4/66 Nationwide 4G mid-band frequencies.
1.9 GHz PCS 2/25
2.3 GHz WCS 40 Additional capacity in some areas.
2.5 GHz BRS 7
600 MHz DD n71 5G NR Low-band coverage in some areas.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS n66 Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
3.5 GHz C-Band n77/n78


Freedom Mobile

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 4G LTE 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.

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/1xRTT/EVDO 850 MHz Cellular Launched: 1995 (CDMA), 2002 (1xRTT), 2005 (EVDO)

Decommissioned: 2017-2019

Bell, Telus
1.9 GHz PCS


🇲🇽 Mexico

Frequency Band
700 MHz APT (28)
850 MHz Cellular (5)
1.9 GHz PCS (2)
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (4)
2.6 GHz IMT-E (7/38)
3.5 GHz CBRS (48)

🇬🇧 United Kingdom

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)


🇦🇺 Australia

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)