4G and 5G Frequencies in the UK

 

Customers often want to know what the different 4G LTE and 5G frequencies are in the UK. There are currently 9 frequency bands used in the UK to deliver 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G mobile coverage.

In general lower frequency bands travel further but provide lower speeds. Whereas higher frequency bands travel less far and provide faster speeds.

The main bands used in the UK by Vodafone, O2, EE and Three are:

800MHz (Band 20)
900MHz (Band 8)
1400MHz SDL (Band 32)
1800MHz (Band 3)
2100MHz (Band 1)
2300Mhz (Band 40)
2600MHz FDD (Band 7)
2600MHz TDD (Band 38)
3500MHz (Band 42) / 3300MHz – 3800MHz – 5G Band n78
nb. As of April 2021 EE have begun trialling 700MHz for additional 5G rollouts.

 

FREQUENCY

BAND

2G/3G/4G/5G

NETWORK

800MHz

Band 20

4G

Vodafone

900MHz

Band 8

2G & 3G

Vodafone

1400MHz

Band 32

4G

Vodafone

1800MHz

Band 3

2G

Vodafone

2100MHz

Band 1

3G

Vodafone

2600MHz

Band 7 & Band 38

4G

Vodafone

3500MHz

Band 42 / 5G NR Band n78

5G

Vodafone

800MHz

Band 20

4G

O2

900MHz

Band 8

2G & 3G

O2

1800MHz

Band 3

2G & 4G

O2

2100MHz

Band 1

3G & 4G

O2

2300Mhz

Band 40

4G

O2

3500MHz

Band 42 / 5G NR Band n78

5G

O2

800MHz

Band 20

4G

EE

1800MHz

Band 3

3G & 4G

EE

2100MHz

Band 1

3G & 4G

EE

2600MHz

Band 7 & Band 38

4G

EE

3500MHz

Band 42 / 5G NR Band n78

5G

EE

800MHz

Band 20

4G

Three

1400MHz

Band 32

4G

Three

1800MHz

Band 3

4G

Three

2100MHz

Band 1

3G

Three

3500MHz

Band 42 / 5G NR Band n78

5G

Three

 

All of our 4G Antennas cover all of the 4G Bands in the UK.

All of our 5G Antennas cover all of the 4G and 5G bands in the UK.

The CS2389 4G Signal Analyser is a brilliant tool for finding where is best in your location to install your 4G antenna. Showing Signal Strength, Signal Quality and much more – Click here to check it out.

 

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