Talk:Spectrum Allocation by Country
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Revision as of 19:35, 30 November 2021 by Dl958 (Hi, not sure what you're talking about. You didn't even create this page. Jrmobilitytt did. In any case, you can't delete another person's valid questions and corrections. The site admins have been contacted. Thanks!)
I see that another user asked for a list of inaccuracies on this page. A few that I noticed:
- China Mobile never used UMTS/HSPA. TD-SCDMA is a separate standard, and is not the same thing as TD-HSDPA or UMTS. They created TD-SCDMA in the first place because they didn't want to pay licensing fees for UMTS/HSPA.
- China Mobile shut down their TD-SCDMA network a few years ago, around the end of 2019.
- 5G band n258 is 24GHz, not 26GHz. Source from T-Mobile here.
- "CBN" is not a wireless carrier in China. They own the 700MHz spectrum, which they're allowing China Mobile to use for 5G service. The network is operated by China Mobile.
A few questions I had:
- Why is Cellular (CLR) referred to as 850MHz when it's used for LTE/5G, and 800MHz when it's used for CDMA? It's exactly the same frequencies. Seems inconsistent and will confuse people.
- Why is 2.5GHz referred to as 2.5GHz when used in the US and China, but "2.6GHz IMT-E" when used by other countries? The frequencies are the same. The Canadian government refers to the spectrum as 2.5GHz BRS. There's no difference in frequency between band 7 and band 41. The only difference is that one is FDD and one is TDD.
- Bell/Telus in Canada share a single RAN and all of their spectrum. It's fairly redundant to list them separately, since they operate as one shared network with exactly the same coverage and spectrum.