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Replying to:  Frequencies by zhallart   Jul 14, 2006, 9:19 PM

Re: Frequencies

by littlefuzzbear    Jul 18, 2006, 6:13 PM

zhallart said:
I need help with GSM tri bands and quad bands.

My understanding is that the 850 and 900 freq. are only useful in the US. while the 1800 and 1900 are the bands used in foriegn countries.

So a tri band will work in any foriegn country.

This is relative to using local SIM cards.

Is this correct?



Not quite. 850 and 1900 are the frequencies used in North America and parts of South America except for Cuba which uses 900.

900 and 1800 are used in Europe and in Asia mostly with a few countries in South America that use 900 or 1800 (such as Brazil.)

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