List of LTE networks

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                                  List of LTE networks  

 

This is a list of commercial Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks around the world, grouped by their frequency bands. Some operators utilizing multiple bands, therefore repeated in respective sections.

Contents

  

·                                 1 General information

·                                 Africa

·                                 Americas

General information

·                    For technical details on LTE and a list of its designated operating frequencies, bands, and their common names, see LTE Frequency bands.

·                    Bands 33 to 44 are TD-LTE-Networks.

·                    Networks on the global LTE-bands 1, 3, 7, 28 (FDD-LTE) or 38, 40 (TDD-LTE) are suitable for future global roaming in ITU Regions 1, 2 and 3.

·                    Networks on LTE-band 8 (FDD-LTE) may allow global roaming in the future (ITU Regions 1, 2 and 3) (Long-term perspective).

·                    Networks on LTE-band 20 (FDD-LTE) are suitable for roaming in ITU Region 1 (EMEA) only.

·                    Networks on LTE-bands 2 and 4 (FDD-LTE) are suitable for roaming in ITU Region 2 (Americas) only.

Africa

Operator

Country

Frequency
(MHz)

Band

Duplex
mode

Launch date

Notes

Movicel

Angola

1800

3

FDD

April 2012

 

Unitel

Angola

2100

1

FDD

December 2012

 

Etisalat Egypt

Egypt

2100

1

FDD

2013 (in Trial)

 

Blueline

 Madagascar

2300

40

TDD

2013 (in Trial)

 

Emtel

Mauritius

1800

3

FDD

May 2012

 

Glo Mobile (Globacom)

Nigeria

2100

1

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

Orange Mauritius

Mauritius

1800

3

FDD

June 2012

 

MTC Namibia

Namibia

1800

3

FDD

May 2012

 

Smile Nigeria

Nigeria

800

20

FDD

May 2013

 

Spectranet Nigeria

Nigeria

2300

40

TDD

August 2013

 

SWIFT

Nigeria

2300

40

TDD

2013 (planned)

 

SWIFT

 Nigeria

3500

42

TDD

2013 (planned)

 

Somcable / Glocell / Sahal Telecom

Somalia

700

(?)

(?)

TBD (planned)

 FWB

Cell C

South Africa

2100

1

FDD

October 2013 (in Trial)

 

iBurst Ltd.

South Africa

1800

3

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

iBurst Ltd.

South Africa

2600

7

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

MTN South Africa

South Africa

1800

3

FDD

December 2012

 

Neotel

South Africa

800

20

FDD

2013 (in Trial)

 FWB

Neotel

South Africa

1800

3

FDD

August 2013

FWB

Telkom / 8ta

South Africa

2300

40

TDD

April 2013

 

Vodacom

 South Africa

1800

3

FDD

October 2012

 

Smile Tanzania

 Tanzania

800

20

FDD

June 2012

 

MTN Uganda

 Uganda

2600

(?)

TDD

April 2013

 Band is either 38 or 41 (no source!)[citation needed]

Orange Uganda

 Uganda

800

20

FDD

July 2013

 

Smile Uganda

 Uganda

800

20

FDD

June 2013

 

TMP Uganda

Uganda

2300

40

TDD

2013 (planned)

 

Econet Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

(?)

(?)

(?)

August 2013

 

Americas

Caribbean

Operator

Country

Frequency
(MHz)

Band

Duplex
mode

Launch date

Notes

Digicel

Antigua and Barbuda

700

17

FDD

November 2012

 

SETAR

 Aruba

1800

3

FDD

November 2013

 

BTC / C&W LIME

Bahamas

850

5

FDD

December 2013 (planned)

(?) UL/DL Frequencies?

C&W LIME

Cayman Islands

700

12 or 17

FDD

2013 (planned)

 (↓) 734 – 746 MHz / (↑) 704 – 716 MHz

Digicel

 Cayman Islands

700

13 (?)

FDD

2013 (planned)

UL/DL Frequencies?

Tricom

Dominican Republic

1900

2

FDD

March 2013

 UL/DL Frequencies?

Orange Dominicana

Dominican Republic

1800

3

FDD

July 2012

UL/DL Frequencies?

WIND

Dominican Republic

2600

(?)

FDD

2013 (in Trial)

 

 

Central America and South America

Operator

Country

Frequency
(MHz)

Band

Duplex
mode

Launch date

Notes

Personal Argentina

Argentina

2600

7

FDD

2013 (in Trial)

 

Movistar Argentina

Argentina

1700

4

FDD

2013 (in Trial)

 

BTL

Belize

850

5

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

BTL

 Belize

1900

2

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

Entel Bolivia

Bolivia

700 c

13

FDD

December 2012

 

Tigo Bolivia

Bolivia

(?)

(?)

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

Claro Brasil

Brazil

2600

7

FDD

December 2012

 

Oi

Brazil

2600

7

FDD

April 2013

 

On Telecom

Brazil

2600

38

TDD

March 2013

 Provider formerly named Sunrise.

SKY Brasil

 Brazil

2600

38

TDD

December 2011

 FWB

TIM Brasil

Brazil

2600

7

FDD

July 2013

 

Vivo

 Brazil

2600

7

FDD

April 2013

 

Claro Chile

Chile

2600

7

FDD

June 2013

 

Entel Chile

Chile

2600

7

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

Entel Chile

Chile

3500

42

TDD

2012 (in Trial)

UL/DL Frequencies?

Movistar Chile

Chile

2600

7

FDD

November 2013

 

Avantel Colombia

 Colombia

1700

4

FDD

TBD (planned)

 

Claro Colombia

Colombia

2600

7

FDD

TBD (planned)

 

DirecTV Colombia

Colombia

2600

7

FDD

TBD (planned)

 

DirecTV Colombia

Colombia

2600

38

TDD

TBD (planned)

 

TIGO Colombia / ETB

Colombia

1700

4

FDD

TBD (planned)

 

Movistar Colombia

Colombia

1700

4

FDD

TBD (planned)

 

Une-EPM

Colombia

2600

7

FDD

June 2012

 

ICE Celular (Kölbi)

Costa Rica

2600

7

FDD

November 2013

 

Claro Ecuador

Ecuador

700

28

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

CNT Movil

Ecuador

1700

4

FDD

December 2013 (planned)

 

Telcel

Mexico

1700

4

FDD

November 2012

 

Movistar Mexico

Mexico

1700

4

FDD

October 2012

 

Personal Paraguay (Núcleo)

Paraguay

1900

2

FDD

February 2013

 

Copaco (Vox)

Paraguay

1700

4

FDD

December 2012

 

Americatel Peru

Peru

1700

4

FDD

TBD (planned)

 

Movistar Peru

 Peru

1700

4

FDD

January 2013 (in Trial)

 

ANTEL

Uruguay

1700

4

FDD

December 2011

 

Claro Uruguay

 Uruguay

1700

4

FDD

2013 (planned)

 

Digitel GSM

Venezuela

1800

3

FDD

August 2013

 (↓) 1810 – 1825 MHz / (↑) 1715 – 1730 MHz

Movilnet

Venezuela

1900

2

FDD

TBD (planned)

(?) UL/DL Frequencies?

Movistar Venezuela

Venezuela

1900

2

FDD

2014 (planned)

(?)UL/DL Frequencies?

 

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