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Proxidize Modems Bands and Frequencies
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Written by Saif Shisha
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Our mobile proxy modems are designed to adapt to various bands and frequencies used by mobile networks. With your satisfaction being our utmost priority, we've compiled a list of the bands and frequencies used by mobile networks that work best with our proxy solution. That way, you can be sure that you'll get the best performance out of your mobile proxies. With this simple guide, you'll easily be able to check whether the bands relative to your area are adaptable to our mobile proxy network.

What Bands and Frequencies Are Supported by Proxidize?

Proxidize's MX2 modems support a range of bands and a broad spectrum of frequencies, making them compatible with various devices and networks. It supports popular bands such as GSM, WCDMA, FDD LTE, and TDD LTE, ensuring that users can connect to their preferred network providers.

EU Region MX2 Modem Bands & Frequencies

1. FDD-LTE Networks:

Bands: B1/B2/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20

2. TDD-LTE Networks:

Bands: B38/B40/B41

3. WCDMA (3G) Networks:

  • Band: B1
    Frequency: 2100 Mhz

  • Band: B8
    Frequency: 900Mhz

4. GSM (2G) Networks:

Frequency: 850/900/1800/1900Mh

US/NSA Region MX2 Modem Bands & Frequencies

1. FDD-LTE Networks:

Bands: B2/B4/B5/B7/B12/B13/B17/B25/B26/B66

2. TDD-LTE Networks:

Bands: B41

3. WCDMA (3G) Networks:

  • Bands: B2
    Frequency: 1900Mhz

  • Bands: B4
    Frequency: 1700Mhz

  • Bands: B5
    Frequency: 850Mhz

4. GSM (2G) Networks:

Frequency: 850/900/1800/1900Mhz.

How to Find the Bands and Frequencies of Your Nearest Cell Tower?

To determine the bands and frequencies of your nearest cell tower, you can use a variety of online tools. These tools will provide the location of the nearest cell towers, as well as their network type, frequency band, and signal strength.

Here's a simple guide on how to use these tools:

1. Visit Cellmapper

Navigate to one of the commonly used cellular coverage online tools. In this guide, we will demonstrate using cellmapper.

2. Search City/Street Name

Head to the menu navigation bar and click on the search button to enter your address.

3. Click on Your Nearest Cell Tower.

Once you find your address on the map, click on the closest cell tower to your location. Then, you'll find all the necessary information related to its bands and frequencies.

4. Browse Tower Info

After clicking the nearest cell tower, you will be able to view a variety of relevant information about the tower, such as its type, band, uplink/downlink frequency, bandwidth, and more.

Why Is Band Adaptability Crucial?

Mobile networks use different bands and frequencies to communicate with devices. Band adaptability is crucial to ensure that the mobile proxy can operate correctly in the network environment. Without this adaptation, there could be communication problems between the device and the network, resulting in performance issues. By ensuring that our mobile proxies are compatible with various bands and frequencies, we can guarantee that you'll get the best performance out of your mobile proxies.

Here are some functionalities as to why band adaptability is beneficial:

  1. Band Switching: The Proxidize MX2 Modem can switch between different frequency bands and adapt to the specific network band used by mobile devices. This flexibility allows them to work effectively across various network types, such as 2G (GSM), 3G (WCMDA), and 4G (LTE).

  2. Bandwidth Optimization: The Proxidize MX2 Modem can optimize bandwidth usage by selecting the most suitable band for a given location. This ensures efficient data transfer and minimizes latency, making them ideal for various applications, including web scraping and automation.

  3. Frequency Monitoring: The Proxidize MX2 Modem constantly monitors network bands to identify the best available options. They can automatically switch to a less congested or faster band to maintain consistent and high-speed connectivity.

In summary, mobile proxy band adaptability is fundamental in allowing mobile proxies to function effectively in a dynamic network environment, as it ensures that you can access a wide range of IP addresses, maintain stable connections, and optimize your data usage for various applications.

What's the Difference between FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE?

The key difference between mobile proxy FDD LTE (Frequency Division Duplex Long-Term Evolution) and TDD LTE (Time Division Duplex Long-Term Evolution) bands lies in the way they manage the transmission of data over cellular networks.

Both FDD and TDD LTE are variations of 4G (fourth-generation) wireless technology, but they employ different approaches to duplexing, which is the method of managing the flow of data in both directions, such as uploads and downloads, within the same frequency band.

Here's a breakdown of the differences between the two:

  1. Duplexing Method:

  • FDD LTE: In FDD LTE, data transmission and reception occur on separate frequency bands. This means that there are dedicated frequencies for sending and receiving data, providing simultaneous two-way communication.

  • TDD LTE: In TDD LTE, data transmission and reception share the same frequency band but operate at different time intervals. This means that the same frequency is used alternately for uploading and downloading data.

  1. Efficiency:

  • FDD LTE: Often considered more efficient for voice communication because it guarantees a constant dedicated frequency for both the sender and receiver, ensuring consistent and reliable voice quality.

  • TDD LTE: More flexible in managing data traffic and can dynamically allocate time slots for uploads and downloads. This flexibility can be advantageous for data-heavy applications.

  1. Spectrum Allocation:

  • FDD LTE: Requires paired frequency bands, meaning it needs two separate frequency bands for duplex communication (one for uplink and one for downlink).

  • TDD LTE: Uses unpaired frequency bands, allowing for more flexible spectrum allocation. This can be beneficial in scenarios where spectrum resources are limited or need to be shared efficiently.

  1. Regional Variations:

  • FDD LTE: More common and widely adopted globally, making it suitable for international roaming and global device compatibility.

  • TDD LTE: More prevalent in certain regions, such as China and India, where specific spectrum allocations favor TDD technology.

To conclude, FDD LTE and TDD LTE differ in how they manage data transmission within the same frequency band. FDD LTE uses separate frequency bands for sending and receiving, while TDD LTE alternates between sending and receiving data on the same frequency. The choice between the two depends on factors like regional spectrum availability, the type of applications, and specific network requirements.

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