5G Bands available for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile users in the United States facilitate the flow of data with the latest evolution of networking technology. As the world’s top providers gear up for the second phase of 5G where users actually get to use 5G services, the need to note available bands per telecom provider serves as a benchmark for what speeds and coverage to expect.
Popularly, the 5G n41 band ensures a better frequency and coverage from your service provider depending on your connecting device or smartphone. In the US, Verizon is the best 5G provider you can look up to with the fastest average speeds at a high of 722Mbps as compared to its competing providers.
Of the 4 providers, Verizon and T-Mobile offer over four 5G Bands and frequencies on their average gauge as AT&T, Sprint offer 2 bands each. So, based on your location in the US and browsing device, you may need to note what your provider can offer, and here is what these telcos offer.
Verizon 5G Bands and Frequencies
Verizon offers the sub-6GHz frequency in the name of Nationwide 5G and the mmWave frequency as Ultra Wide 5G. This means the telco is one of the biggest potential mmWave carriers in the US, and that’s a key point to note with the 28GHz band as its highest available offer with average speeds of 722Mbps.
|n40||2.3GHz||Mid-band sub-6 GHz|
|n2||1900MHz||DSS with LTE|
|n5||850MHz||DSS with LTE|
|n66||1700-2100MHz||DSS with LTE|
AT&T 5G Bands and Frequencies
At&T relies on the old 850MHz frequency to offer low band 5G to users, the telco won the 39GHz spectrum in May 2020 and it’s expected to offer speeds of up to 3Gbps. With its base 850MHz frequency, AT&T currently offers speeds with a high of 59.3Mbps, and here are some of its evolving bands and frequency offers in the US.
Sprint 5G Bands and Frequencies
Sprint is one of the available 5G carriers in the US even with only one 5G band at the moment. The 2.5GHz frequency band offers great speeds and coverage in a single package, currently, Sprint offers average download speeds at 180Mbps with its single available 5G frequency.
T-Mobile Bands and Frequencies
Similar to Verizon, T-Mobile offers a bunch of 5G frequency bands to users. The carrier offers both mmWave and mid-band 5G and recently merged with Sprint to perfect its 2.5GHz frequency band. To offer wide coverage across the nation, T-mobile uses 600Mhz 5G with average speeds of 243Mbps.