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GSM frequency bands or frequency ranges are the cellular frequencies designated by the ITU for the operation of GSM mobile phones.

GSM frequency bands or frequency ranges are the cellular frequencies designated by the ITU for the operation of GSM mobile phones.


GSM band ƒ (MHz) Uplink (MHz)
Downlink (MHz)
Channel number Equivalent
LTE band
T-GSM-380 380 380.2 – 389.8 390.2 – 399.8 dynamic
T-GSM-410 410 410.2 – 419.8 420.2 – 429.8 dynamic
GSM-450 450 450.6 – 457.6 460.6 – 467.6 259 – 293 31
GSM-480 480 479.0 – 486.0 489.0 – 496.0 306 – 340
GSM-710 710 698.2 – 716.2 728.2 – 746.2 dynamic 12
GSM-750 750 777.2 – 792.2 747.2 – 762.2 438 – 511
T-GSM-810 810 806.2 – 821.2 851.2 – 866.2 dynamic 27
GSM-850 850 824.2 – 849.2 869.2 – 893.8 128 – 251 5
P-GSM-900 900 890.0 – 915.0 935.0 – 960.0 1 – 124
E-GSM-900 900 880.0 – 915.0 925.0 – 960.0 975 – 1023, 0 - 124 8
R-GSM-900 900 876.0 – 915.0 921.0 – 960.0 955 – 1023, 0 - 124
T-GSM-900 900 870.4 – 876.0 915.4 – 921.0 dynamic
DCS-1800 1800 1710.2 – 1784.8 1805.2 – 1879.8 512 – 885 3
PCS-1900 1900 1850.2 – 1909.8 1930.2 – 1989.8 512 – 810 2
  • bands 2 and 5 (shaded in blue) have been deployed in NAR and CALA (North American Region [Canada and the US], Caribbean and Latin America)
  • bands 3 and 8 (shaded in yellow) have been deployed in EMEA and APAC (Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific)
  • all other bands have not seen any commercial deployments
  • P-GSM, Standard or Primary GSM-900 Band
  • E-GSM, Extended GSM-900 Band (includes Standard GSM-900 band)
  • R-GSM, Railways GSM-900 Band (includes Standard and Extended GSM-900 band)
  • T-GSM, Trunking-GSM