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Topic # 92460 30-Oct-2011 02:54
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As some of you know, we are setting up an online store offering the latest mobile handsets from around the world. I am just wondering what Network Telstra CLear run on.

I know they are GSM but what is the correct Frequency?

Thank you in advance.

Wayne 

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  Reply # 539177 30-Oct-2011 03:27
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They are a mvno using Vodafone currently though I think this deal expires in around a year and they have in the past switched from using Vodafone (2005-2007) to Telecom (2007-2009) to Vodafone (current).

900/2100 UMTS is required for 3G on Vodafone
850/2100 UMTS is required for 3G on Telecom XT

Orcon and Slingshot/Callplus are also mvno's using Vodafone I think.

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  Reply # 539183 30-Oct-2011 07:14
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They used Vodafone before 2005 as well.

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  Reply # 539203 30-Oct-2011 09:12
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Ragnor: They are a mvno using Vodafone currently though I think this deal expires in around a year and they have in the past switched from using Vodafone (2005-2007) to Telecom (2007-2009) to Vodafone (current).

900/2100 UMTS is required for 3G on Vodafone
850/2100 UMTS is required for 3G on Telecom XT

Orcon and Slingshot/Callplus are also mvno's using Vodafone I think.


Orcon, TelstraClear, Black+White = Vodafone
Slingshot/Callplus = Telecom XT 
 




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  Reply # 539204 30-Oct-2011 09:15
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jamway: I know they are GSM but what is the correct Frequency?


I think soon you will get tangled in the world of acronyms.

GSM = 2G
WCDMA/UMTS/HSDPA/HSPA = 3G

Vodafone runs both GSM and a WCDMA networks. Telecom runs only a WCDMA network.

Just because a network uses SIM cards for identification it doesn't mean it's GSM.

I know some people use these in both ways, but thinking of being a retailer it's important at least one person in the transaction - YOU - understands the differences.
 






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  Reply # 539245 30-Oct-2011 12:02
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Hi All

Great thanks for your feedback, Just doing alot of research hence needing this information. I do appreciate all those who have commented.

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