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Information last updated: August 2021

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States

Verizon

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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 Block 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 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

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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 October 1, 2021.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS 4 Network to be shut down by October 1, 2021.
600 MHz DD 71 4G LTE Nationwide low-band frequency.
700 MHz Lower A/B/C, Upper C Blocks 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 Spectrum acquired in 2019 auction.
28 GHz mmWave n261 Only available in parts of select cities.

"5G Ultra Capacity" network.

39 GHz mmWave n260
47 GHz mmWave n262 Spectrum acquired in 2020 auction.


AT&T

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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 Blocks 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 repurposed for 5G in many areas.
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 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

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Frequency Band Band Number Generation Protocol Notes
600 MHz DD n71 5G NR Nationwide low-band frequency.
700 MHz Lower E Block n29 Supplemental downlink only.
800 MHz ESMR 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.
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.
47 GHz mmWave n262


Defunct Networks

Frequency Band Generation Protocol Notes
850 MHz Cellular 1G AMPS Original analog cellular service. Operated from 1983-2009.
2G TDMA/D-AMPS Original 2G network. Operated from 1993-2009.
1.9 GHz PCS Original 2G network. Operated from 1993-2009.
800 MHz ESMR 2G iDEN Used for Push-to-Talk networks by companies such as Nextel (later Sprint).

Operated from 1996-2013.

900 MHz ESMR
2.5 GHz EBS/BRS 4G WiMAX Original 4G network, operated by Clearwire/Sprint.

Operated from 2008-2016.


πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Canada

Rogers

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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 frequency. Shared with 5G using DSS.
700 MHz Lower A/B/C 12/17 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
2.5 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 n78


Bell/Telus

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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
600 MHz DD 71 4G LTE Additional low-band coverage in select areas.
700 MHz A/B/C/Upper C1-2/D/E 12/17/13/29 Nationwide low-band frequencies.
850 MHz Cellular 5
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS 4 Nationwide 4G mid-band frequencies.
1.9 GHz PCS 2
2.5 GHz BRS 7 Additional capacity in some areas.
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS n66 5G NR Primary mid-band 5G frequencies.
3.5 GHz C-Band n78


πŸ‡²πŸ‡½ Mexico

Frequency Band
850 MHz Cellular (5)
1.9 GHz PCS (2)
1.7/2.1 GHz AWS (4)

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ United Kingdom

Frequency Band
700 MHz (n28)
800 MHz (20)
900 MHz (8)
1.4 GHz (32)
1.8 GHz (3)
2.1 GHz (1)
2.3 GHz (40)
2.5 GHz (7, 38)
3.5 GHz (n78)
3.7 GHz (n77)