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I don't have a Band 4 compatible phone. Would my phone access LTE through another Band?

What should I do for accessing LTE without a Band 4 phone? I'm planning to buy a new one, but checked that it hasn't Band 4. I think it is only compatible with Band 17.

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In theory the phone should attach in LTE considering that Fizz works with B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1) and B17 (700 bc). Maybe you will not have the same performance in comparison with a phone that support both bands, because you will not be able to use carrier aggregation.

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Ideally your phone should have band 4 (1700/2100 MHz) for LTE data

and HSPA 850 MHz or 1900 MHz frequencies for calls/texting.

 

With other bands (such as B7, B12, B17), your access to Fizz LTE network will be limited.

https://www.kimovil.com/en/frequency-checker/CA

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It depends on the area where you're in. For example, in Ottawa, I'm usually almost always connected to band 4. Personally, I would buy one that has band 4, as that's pretty much the bare minimum on any network for a decent experience.