What frequency does CDMA use?

What frequency does CDMA use?

The band used in CDMA is 824 MHz to 894 MHz (50 MHz + 20 MHz separation). Frequency channel is divided into code channels. 1.25 MHz of FDMA channel is divided into 64 code channels.

At what frequency do mobile phones work in India?

For instance, mobile networks in India use the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz frequency bands while GSM carriers in America operate on 850 MHz and 1900 MHz frequencies. Thus, if you are planning to buy a mobile phone from Amazon.com for use in India, the phone should support the 900 / 1800 MHz frequencies.


Carriers all began switching to LTE in 2010, and LTE does support simultaneous voice and data use. Moreover, because LTE is a global standard for 4G networks, Verizon and all other carriers have made the switch, regardless of whether their 2G and 3G connectivity was supported by GSM or CDMA networks.

Which frequency is best for 4G?

3G Vs 4G

3G 4G
Frequency Band 1.8 – 2.5 GHz 2 – 8 GHz
Bandwidth 5-20 MHz 5-20 MHz
Data rate Up to 2Mbps ( 384 kbps WAN) Up to 20 Mbps or more
Access Wideband CDMA Multi-carrier – CDMA or OFDM(TDMA)

Does LTE work in India?

Currently in INDIA, 4G LTE band-40 having 2300 to 2400 MHz (TD-LTE) frequency range is active (online) and offered by the operators in indian territory. The other LTE band in 1800 MHz (FDD-LTE) frequency is also auctioned by the INDIA government. But this LTE band is not offered for LTE by any telecom operators.

Which is the CDMA frequency band in India?

So, the frequency allocation and the bandwidth differs circle by circle. Operators like Reliance Communication, MTS, BSNL, and Tata have very fewer CDMA subscribers. For CDMA technology, the frequency band used in India is 850 MHz.

Which is the GSM frequency band in India?

In India GSM technology works in the frequency bands of 900 and 1800 MHz and CDMA technology works in the 800 MHz band. Presently, 100 MHz spectrum is ear marked for GSM services and 20 MHz is earmarked for CDMA. Out of this 65 MHz of GSM band is still with Defence forces.

Which is the first CDMA phone in India?

Both Reliance and Tata Indicom sold thousands of Motorola C131, an early cdma b/w handset. Till date most cdma phones are sold with network locked, even if it is RUIM enabled. With worldwide availability of GSM networks (virtually everywhere), global roaming is easier if you are on GSM.

Which is better, CDMA or GSM in India?

Both CDMA and GSM have their merits and limitations, but as India is a predominant market of GSM operators, users base of CDMA is decaying. What could be the future roadmap for CDMA in India: With MNP kicks in pan India, voice users will shift from CDMA to GSM. With less voice users, the momentum must be given to data.