Friday, March 9, 2012

Japanese LTE bands

There is always a lot of confusion surrounding LTE. Here are the bands used by the Japanese carriers. △ refers to bands that are in testing and P for bands that are planned to be used. These tables are from the Japanese LTE wikipedia page.

Carrier Band
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21
NTT Docomo P
KDDI (AU) P P
Softbank Mobile P
Eaccess (emobile) P

Here are the corresponding frequencies. Notice that information regarding which carriers are using which bands in inconsistent between the two tables. Such is wikipedia in Japanese.

Band Uplink
(MHz)
Downlink
(MHz)
Bandwidth
(MHz)
FDD/TDD Area/Operator
1 2100 1920-1980 2110-2170 60×2 FDD NTT Docomo / Softbank Mobile (Planned)
2 1900 1850-1910 1930-1990 60×2 FDD
3 1800 1710-1785 1805-1880 75×2 FDD CSL (Hong Kong)
4 1700/2100
(1721)
1710-1755 2110-2155 45×2 FDD AT&T
MetroPCS (USA)
5 850 824-849 869-894 25×2 FDD
6 800 830-840 875-885 10×2 FDD
7 2600 2500-2570 2620-2690 70×2 FDD TeliaSonera (Europe) / CSL (Hong Kong)
8 900 880-915 925-960 35×2 FDD
9 1700 1749.9-1784.9 1844.9-1879.9 35×2 FDD Eaccess
10 1700/2100
(1721)
1710-1770 2110-2170 60×2 FDD
11 1500 1427.9-1447.9 1475.9-1495.9 20×2 FDD KDDI (Planned)
12 700 699-716 729-746 17×2 FDD Verizon Wireless (USA)
13 700 777-787 746-756 10×2 FDD AT&T (Planned)
14 700 788-798 758-768 10×2 FDD AT&T (Planned)
15 Reserved
16 Reserved
17 700 704-716 734-746 12×2 FDD AT&T
18 800 815-830 860-875 15×2 FDD KDDI (Planned)
19 800 830-845 875-890 15×2 FDD
20 800 832-862 791-821 30×2 FDD Northern Europe
21 1500 1447.9-1462.9 1495.9-1510.9 15×2 FDD NTT Docomo (Planned)
22 3410-3490 3510-3590 80×2 FDD
23 2000-2020 2180-2200 20×2 FDD
24 1626.5-1660.5 1525-1559 34×2 FDD
25 1900 1850-1915 1930-1995 65×2 FDD
...
33 1900-1920 1900-1920 20 TDD
34 2010-2025 2010-2025 15 TDD
35 1850-1910 1850-1910 60 TDD
36 1930-1990 1930-1990 60 TDD
37 1910-1930 1910-1930 20 TDD
38 2570-2620 2570-2620 50 TDD
39 1880-1920 1880-1920 40 TDD
40 2300-2400 2300-2400 100 TDD
41 2496-2690 2496-2690 194 TDD Willcom XGP / Softbank 4G
42 3400-3600 3400-3600 200 TDD
43 3600-3800 3600-3800 200 TDD

1 comment:

  1. sorry, reading the above table makes my head spin, i don't know what's what. i'm thinking about getting a new phone with the following 4G bands here in australia: 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600. will this be capable of running on all the networks in japan?

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