Spectrum in the United States and Canada|
Currently in the United States there are several bands where 'wireless phones' are used.
The Lower 700MHz Band, mobile frequencies 698 to 716MHz and base frequencies 728 to 746MHz,
are divided into three paired bands. (716 to 728MHz is also part of the Lower 700MHz Band,
The Upper 700MHz Band, mobile frequencies 770 to 806MHz and base frequencies 746 to 776Mhz,
are divided into four commerical bands. The largest commercial band uses mobile frequencies
770 to 787MHz and base frequencies 746 to 757MHz.
The Cellular Band, mobile frequencies 825.030 to 844.980MHz and base frequencies
870.030 to 889.980MHz, are divided equally between two carriers in each "Cellular
The Wideband PCS Band, mobile frequencies 1850-1910MHz and base frequencies 1930-1990MHz,
are divided into six basic bands.
SMR frequencies are used primarily by one carrier to offer 'wireless phone' service.
(While some dispute calling such service cellular, it does provide users
the same basic function and form of cellular and PCS wireless services.)
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Written / Compiled By|
James Bellaire <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Telecom Indiana .com|