I want to purchase N Unlocked Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545 16GB Black Mist Clean ESN. I am in london ont canada and I have a rogers plan. I have an lg7 right now. Will this new phone be usable with my SIM card or can I get a new one?
Good afternoon @Shopper37 ,
Welcome to the Forums and Thank you for your post!
We understand the convenience of purchasing unlocked devices.
However, we cannot guarantee the compatibility of your non-Rogers device on our network. I also need to make you aware that you might not get access to our LTE network, for example.
From the information I gathered, the frequencies used by the device you indicated above (Samsung Galaxy S4 from Verizon) are : GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
Based on the information previously provided on this thread, the current spectrum for wireless is 850 MHz and we have the 1900 MHz spectrum as well. The unlocked device you want to use, with your Rogers line, should be functional on our network, but might be subject to some limitations.
Hope this helps!
lose my phone going to buy a cheap one oversea
just wonder if i can use both 3g and 4g lte on rogers network
please help thanks !!
Phone Network Support:
Oh no, Sorry to hear about your phone
850 MHz & 1900 MHz spectrum is what we use for 3G. We also use 2,600/1,700MHz for LTE and have started rolling out 700MHz in select locations
Your information doesn't state the LTE frequencies, but 3G should work.
Keep in mind, we cannot guarantee the functionality of an unlocked device.
Hope this helps
A phone with LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700) NA
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300) 41(2500) Global
Question, will both phone work with Roger's LTE network? Which one is best?
I spent most of my time in Canada. I travel to Portugal and other European cities and to Panama in Central America.
Thank you for your post and Welcome to the Community Forums!
Our LTE is on 2100/2600 MHz AWS, We also offer 700Mhz in select locations. So far the specs for either one of the devices you've listed looks compatible. As far as unlocked devices working on our network, we also use GSM, UMTS, HSPA and HSPA+ at 850 MHz and 1900 MHz, click here for more information.
Keep in mind, we cannot guarantee the functionality of an unlocked device on our network.
Hope this helps
The 700Mhz spectrum is quite new in regards to Cellular Communications. It was previously used as a television spectrum, but is now being used for cellular communications. It has the ability to penetrate through thick objects which will allow us to provide even better coverage/connection for our customers.
You wouldn't need all 3 but its recommended, as the frequencies can vary depending on location(the more the device supports, the better). Unfortunately the band numbers are not something we can go by, but if the device can run on the frequencies you shouldn't have issues.
In regards to which one is better, it will all depend on personal preference and the frequencies being used in the places you travel too.