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5G Bands

Which 5G bands specifically does Videotron use? Several bands use the 1700 and 2100 MHz ranges mentioned in this thread . Furthermore, one site mentioned, that ranges other than 1700 and 2100 MHz are now being used.

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Greetings Presently42!


Videotron's 5G network uses 1700 Mhz and 2100 Mhz as well as 700 Mhz, which helps improve range and obstacle penetration.  


I hope this helps!






Which 5G bands specifically are used? Wikipedia suggests, that 1700 MHz is used by bands n66 and n86; 2100 MHz is used by bands n1, n34, n65, n66, n84 and n95; and 700 MHz is used by bands n12, n13, n14, n28, n29, n67, n83 and n85.


For example, according to this map (which sadly doesn't contain 5G information for Videotron - hence my question), Videotron's towers seem to broadcast LTE on bands 4 and 66, both at 1700 MHz - but not on band 70, which is also at 1700 MHz. As such, a phone which receives data at 1700 MHz on only band 70 and not on bands 4 and 66 would not function on Videotron's network.