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Appendix A: GSM Frequencies, Country by Country

Appendix A. GSM Frequencies, Country by Country

Different countries use different GSM frequencies. If you have a three-band mobile phone, you should be able to use it in numerous countries around the globe. All you need to do is switch your phone to the correct band and you'll pick up a signal within minutes. The following is a list of GSM frequencies used by each country to help you plan your gear accordingly.

COUNTRYGSM FREQUENCIESCOUNTRYGSM FREQUENCIES
Afghanistan(GSM 900/1800)Bermuda(GSM 1900)
Albania(GSM 900/1800)Bolivia(GSM 1900)
Algeria(GSM 900/1800)Bosnia-Herzegovina(GSM 900)
American Samoa(GSM 1900)Botswana(GSM 900)
Andorra(GSM 900)Brazil(GSM 1800)
Angola(GSM 900)Brunei Darussalam(GSM 900)
Antigua & Barbuda(GSM 1900)Bulgaria(GSM 900/1800)
Argentina(GSM 900/1900)Burkina Faso(GSM 900)
Armenia(GSM 900)Burundi(GSM 900)
Aruba(GSM 900/1800/1900)Cambodia(GSM 900)
Australia(GSM 900/1800/3G)Cameroon(GSM 900)
Austria(GSM 900/1800/3G)Canada(GSM 1900)
Azerbaijan(GSM 900)Cape Verde Island(GSM 900)
Bahrain(GSM 900)Central African Republic(GSM 900)
Bangladesh(GSM 900)Chad(GSM 900)
Belarus(GSM 900)Chile(GSM 1900)
Belgium(GSM 900/1800)China(GSM 900)
Belize(GSM 1900)Congo(GSM 900)
Benin(GSM 900)Costa Rica(GSM 1800/3G)
Cote d'Ivoire(GSM 900)Gambia(GSM 900)
Croatia(GSM 900)Georgia(GSM 900/1800)
Cuba(GSM 900)Germany(GSM 900/1800/3G)
Cyprus(GSM 900)Ghana(GSM 900)
Czech Republic(GSM 900/1800)Gibraltar(GSM 900)
Denmark(GSM 900/1800)Greece(GSM 900/1800)
Dominican Republic(GSM 1900)Greenland(GSM 900)
Egypt(GSM 900)Grenada(GSM 900)
El Salvador(GSM 900)Guam (USA)(GSM 1900)
Equatorial Guinea(GSM 900/1800)Guernsey(GSM 900)
Estonia(GSM 900/1800)Guinea(GSM 900)
Ethiopia(GSM 900)Honduras(GSM 1900)
Faeroe Islands(GSM 900)Hong Kong(GSM 900/1800)
Fiji Islands(GSM 900)Hungary(GSM 900/1800)
Finland(GSM 900/1800)Iceland(GSM 900/1800)
France(GSM 900/1800)India(GSM 900/1800)
French Polynesia(GSM 900)Indonesia(GSM 900/1800)
French West Indies(GSM 900/1800)Iran(GSM 900)
Gabon(GSM 900)Iraq(GSM 900/1800)
Ireland(GSM 900/1800)Lithuania(GSM 900/1800)
Isle of Man(GSM 900/1800)Luxembourg(GSM 900/1800)
Israel(GSM 900/1800/3G)Macau(GSM 900/1800)
Italy(GSM 900/1800/3G)Macedonia(GSM 900)
Jamaica(GSM 900)Madagascar(GSM 900/1800)
Japan(GSM 3G)Malawi(GSM 900)
Jersey(GSM 900)Malaysia(GSM 900/1800)
Jordan(GSM 900)Maldives(GSM 900/1800)
Kazakhstan(GSM 900)Mali(GSM 900)
Kenya(GSM 900)Malta(GSM 900/1800)
Kuwait(GSM 900/1800)Mauritania(GSM 900)
Kyrgyzstan(GSM 900)Mauritius(GSM 900)
Laos(GSM 900)Mexico(GSM 1900)
Latvia(GSM 900/1800)Micronesia(GSM 900)
Lebanon(GSM 900/1800)Moldova(GSM 900)
Lesotho(GSM 900)Monaco(GSM 900)
Liberia(GSM 900)Mongolia(GSM 900/1800)
Libya(GSM 900)Morocco(GSM 900)
Liechtenstein(GSM 900/1800)Mozambique(GSM 900/1800)
Myanmar(GSM 900)Poland(GSM 900/1800)
Namibia(GSM 900/1800)Portugal(GSM 900/1800/3G)
Nepal(GSM 900)Puerto Rico(GSM 1900)
Netherlands(GSM 900/1800)Qatar(GSM 900)
Netherlands Antilles(GSM 900/1900)Reunion Island(GSM 900/1800)
New Caledonia(GSM 900)Romania(GSM 900/1800)
New Zealand(GSM 900)Russia(GSM 900/1800)
Nicaragua(GSM 1900)Rwanda(GSM 900)
Niger(GSM 900)Sao Tome and Principe(GSM 900)
Nigeria(GSM 900/1800)Saudi Arabia(GSM 900)
Norway(GSM 900/1800)Senegal(GSM 900)
Oman(GSM 900)Seychelles(GSM 900)
Pakistan(GSM 900)Sierra Leone(GSM 900)
Palestine(GSM 900)Singapore(GSM 900/1800)
Panama(GSM 900)SlovakiaGSM 900/1800)
Papua New Guinea(GSM 900)Somalia(GSM 900/1800)
Paraguay(GSM 1900)South Africa(GSM 900/1800)
Peru(GSM 1900)South Korea(GSM 3G)
Philippines(GSM 900/1800)Spain(GSM 900/1800)
Sri Lanka(GSM 900)Turkmenistan(GSM 900)
Sudan(GSM 900)Uganda(GSM 900/1800)
Suriname(GSM 900)Ukraine(GSM 900/1800)
Swaziland(GSM 900)United Arab Emirates(GSM 900)
Sweden(GSM 900/1800/3G)United Kingdom(GSM 900/1800/3G)
Switzerland(GSM 900/1800)Uruguay(GSM 1800)
Syria(GSM 900/1800)USA(GSM 1900)
Taiwan(GSM 900/1800)Uzbekistan(GSM 900/1800)
Tajikistan(GSM 900/1800)Vanuatu(GSM 900)
Tanzania(GSM 900/1800/400)Venezuela(GSM 900/1800)
Thailand(GSM 900/1800/1900/3G)Vietnam(GSM 900)
Togo(GSM 900)Virgin Islands(GSM 900/1800)
Tonga(GSM 900)Yemen(GSM 900)
Trinidad and Tobago(GSM 1800)YugoslaviaGSM 900/1800)
Tunisia(GSM 900)Zambia(GSM 900)
Turkey(GSM 900/1800)Zimbabwe(GSM 900)



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