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Question for usage in europe/belgium

  • nuikke5 Thursday, May 1, 2014 9:27 PM Reply
    Hi,

    I have a question for usage in europe/belgium,
    i've read that some phones from out of the EU don't work properly in the EU.
    so i want to figure this out before i'm ordering one
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  • nordicnurse Friday, May 2, 2014 2:48 AM Reply
    At least two problems I know to exist with foreign bought phones are 1) used frequencies 2) virtual network operator config.
    As for 1) frequencies used in Europe, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UMTS_frequency_bands and http://www.worldtimezone.com/gsm.html
    To my knowledge there are fixes (for android) for VNO config in the pipeline, but they are not ready yet. So they have to be set up manually with proper config file. However, this could easily be uotdated. @Vladlenin probably has more up-to-date information about this and more insights on your question.
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    post edited by nordicnurse on 5/2/2014 at 4:43 AM
  • ozOzo Top 10 Forum Poster Friday, May 2, 2014 4:55 AM Reply

    This phone will work fine in Belgium. You can find the list of Belgian service operators and the frequencies they use for both GSM and 3G services here:
    http://maps.mobileworldlive.com/network.php?cid=4&cname=Belgium
    Worldwide 4G bands list:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/
    wiki/List_of_LTE_networks
    Worldwide 3G bands list:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/
    wiki/List_of_UMTS_networks
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  • Janmee Friday, May 2, 2014 2:13 PM Reply
    Yes, this phone's working with 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz3G: WCDMA 850/2100MHz
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  • nuikke5 Friday, May 2, 2014 6:42 PM Reply
    thanks, very useful information
    a big 10/10 worthy :-)
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  • Janmee Sunday, May 4, 2014 10:56 AM Reply
    @nuikke5, you're welcome.
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