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Topic # 112497 11-Dec-2012 10:09 Send private message

Hi guys

Can anyone from telecom in the know tell me what bands are supported on the htc 8s (telecom one being sold)

I understand that WCDMA bands are 850/900/2100 however i am interested in the GSM bands as well (i know the network does not support it).

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  Reply # 730243 11-Dec-2012 10:21 Send private message

I'll ask around, but I would expect as per the specs I have googled for:

GSM/GPRS/EDGE:  850/900/1800/1900 MHz

But that is of no use on the Telecom Network here in NZ since we're a pure 3G WCDMA 850Mhz network, but I assume you're asking because you're wanting to take it roaming internationally.

I'll see if I can find out the exact specs and get the online page updated.


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  Reply # 730245 11-Dec-2012 10:22 Send private message

Not 100% sure but it should have 850/900/1800/1900

edit: beaten!



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  Reply # 730247 11-Dec-2012 10:24 Send private message

plambrechtsen: I'll ask around, but I would expect as per the specs I have googled for:

GSM/GPRS/EDGE:  850/900/1800/1900 MHz

But that is of no use on the Telecom Network here in NZ since we're a pure 3G WCDMA 850Mhz network, but I assume you're asking because you're wanting to take it roaming internationally.

I'll see if I can find out the exact specs and get the online page updated.



Thanks, yes I am off overseas next year and if it can do the 3 bands in WCDMA and the GSM bands above then I will be covered to use the phone overseas,

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  Reply # 730252 11-Dec-2012 10:29 Send private message

GSM : 850/900/1900/2100

WCDMA : 850/900/2100




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  Reply # 730253 11-Dec-2012 10:30 Send private message

joutei: GSM : 850/900/1900/2100

WCDMA : 850/900/2100


thanks, that is what i was after



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  Reply # 730255 11-Dec-2012 10:33 Send private message

This question was already covered and answered here. Please follow up on that topic for any other questions.





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