Mobile Phone GSM Frequencies used in each country
There a 4 frequencies used by mobile phones. The frequencies are 850, 900, 1800 and 1900. Depending on the country only some of the frequencies are used. For example in the UK only 900 and 1800 are used, while in the United States 850 and 1900 are used.Skinttariffs have put together this list of GSM frequencies around the world so that you can check what band you need for different countries and also set your mobile to receive calls when you go on holiday or travel around the world.
Mobile Phone Bands
Mobile phones may only be able to receive certain frequencies, the frequencies they use are referred to as bands.
Single Band - Can only receive one frequency. The frequency depends on the country the mobile was manufactured for, for example a Single Band phone for the UK may only support GSM 900, these phones are now uncommon.
Dual Band - Can receive two frequencies. Again, depending on the country the mobile was manufactured for the two frequencies may differ. The most common are 900/1800 (UK) and 850/1900 (US). Check out our current mobile phone deals to see what Dual band mobile phone deals are on.
Tri Band - Can receive three frequencies. There are two types of tri-band phones: those which receive 900/1800/1900 (European) and 850/1800/1900 (US). Check out our current mobile phone deals to see what Tri band mobile phone deals are on.
Quad Band - Can receive all 4 frequencies, so will work in ANY country. Check out our current mobile phone deals to see what Quad band mobile phone deals are on.
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A-Z Countries List:
|Antigua & Barbuda||GSM 900/1900|
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