GSM frequency bands in the USA
openmoko-community at njw.me.uk
Tue Feb 25 09:57:39 CET 2014
Thanks all for your responses.
I'll be going to the Boston area, so if you don't hear me
complaining about it not working sometime soon, presume it's working
> Yup, that's the band I've been using here for all my
> life. I have yet to use a phone with 850 MHz capability - this
> "secondary" USA band is a relatively recent addition (a spectrum
> reallocation from AMPS, it seems), and back in 2003 when I got my
> first Mot V66 (the subsequent ones have been from ebay), all phones
> officially sold in USA with carrier branding were 1900 MHz only or
> 900/1800/1900 MHz "world phones" like that Mot V66!
It's interesting to hear that 850MHz is a quite recent addition,
thanks, that makes me feel even more confident about my GTA02's
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