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My cell phone only supports 3G - will it work?

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My cell phone only supports 3G - will it work?

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My phone does not support 4G but only 3G - will it work in most of California?
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Joanna
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Re: My cell phone only supports 3G - will it work?

If it has HSPA bands 850 and 1900 it will do fine for talk and text.

 

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Re: My cell phone only supports 3G - will it work?

Thank you for your reply. I was not specific enough. This phone is Samsung galaxy s3 and it has HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100MHz but I am interested specifically in GPRS - it supports the following ranges for GPRS: 850/900/1800/1900. Will I be able to use the data plan?
Thanks
Joanna
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Re: My cell phone only supports 3G - will it work?


Joanna12345 wrote:
Thank you for your reply. I was not specific enough. This phone is Samsung galaxy s3 and it has HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100MHz but I am interested specifically in GPRS - it supports the following ranges for GPRS: 850/900/1800/1900. Will I be able to use the data plan?

HSPA or HSPDA, or HSPA+ is 3G/4G.  You would get talk text and data at 3/4G speed 

GPRS is 2G, and ATT has no 2G network.  

 

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Ok thank you this is exactly what I needed to know Smiley Happy
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You're very welcome. 

 

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