850MHz or 900MHz? AT&T or TMobile?

Adam Hough adam at gradientzero.com
Wed Mar 19 13:28:49 CET 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 04:02 -0700, Ajit Natarajan wrote:
> Hello,
> A question from a cell phone newbie.
> I understand that the Freerunner will come in two varieties: 850MHz and 
> 900MHz.  I live in the Silicon Valley in California.  My work zip is 
> 95014 (Cupertino) and my home zip is 95008 (Campbell).  In and around 
> these areas is where I expect to be most of the time.
> Should I get the 850MHz version phone or the 900MHz?
> Which would be the better provider for this area: AT&T or TMobile?
> If I should RTFM, please send me a pointer to where I should look to get 
> my answers.
> Thanks!
> Ajit
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Most likely you want to get the 850Mhz version because as far as I know
there is no 900Mhz GSM frequency band in use in the US. 


Adam Hough <adam at gradientzero.com>

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