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GSM 900/1800 & 1900?

Travel Forums Australia / New Zealand & The Pacific GSM 900/1800 & 1900?

1. Posted by Cool Paul (Travel Guru 611 posts) 8y

Lookin at buying a cheap phone. the motorola F3 but it only works on the GSM 900/1800 networks is 1900 neccessary for australia?

2. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 8y

GSM 900/1800MHz is used in Australia and most parts of the world. The 1900MHz band is only useful in North America and a few other countries.

[ Edit: Edited on Mar 6, 2008, at 6:38 PM by Hien ]

3. Posted by stevieh (Respected Member 613 posts) 8y

Paul,
I used the cheapest of cheap Alcatel dual band phones in OZ five years ago. Unless you want to go to the US, you've no worries.