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What Mobile Network Band Works in Philippines

Lazada Philippines
Jan 25, 2012 by     2 Comments    Posted under: Mobile

I just received a query about the network band of a mobile phone that will work in Philippines. And this is what I found out.

Mobile networks - GSM and 3G coverage ( Philippines)

In Philippines, Mobile phone with GSM 900 and GSM 1800 capacity for 2G and UMTS 2100 capacity for 3g will definitely work. User needs to check the network Band capability of mobile phones that are being purchased abroad if it falls to this category. Since if not , users will just waste their money purchasing high end phone that will not work in Philippines.

Additional information could be found from Wikipedia as follows:

List of mobile network operators of the Asia Pacific region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It says that Smart Communication & Globe Telecom supports the following network band:

Smart Communication

  • Smart : GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+, WMAX, LTE
  • Talk and Text : GSM
  • Red Mobile: GSM
  • Sun Cellular:GSM

Globe Telecom

  • Globe : GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+, WMAX,
  • Touch Mobileā€ GSM

Bookmark this information since this might help you when buying phone outside Philippines.

Information resource : http://www.gsmarena.com

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2 Comments + Add Comment

  • Will the motorola x pure (from the states) that has GSM, CDMA, HSPA, and LTE bands work here?

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  • hello dexter. Is it true that if you buy a phone that has 4G LTE from abroad it wont work here in the phils?

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