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Buying phone overseas: network compatibility?

Buying phone overseas: network compatibility?

Rookie (LVL:3)

Buying phone overseas: network compatibility?

Hello,
 
I'm interested in buying a phone overseas for use on the Boost network. It supports 3G and almost all 4G bands except for 700MHz. Would this be a significant issue? In 700MHz areas, would the phone just fall back onto the 3G network, or would it not work at all?
 
How extensive is the 700MHz network?
 
Thank you,
 
Simon
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Champion (LVL:1)

Re: Buying phone overseas: network compatibility?

As long as it has 850Mhz 3G then it should be able to revert back to 3G when not in a compatible 4G area.

That being said, 700Mhz is one of the main bands for the 4G network so it will really limit its compatibility and coverage.
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