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3G will be your safest bet. There are a number of different frequencies / bands for LTE that may be in use so it's hard to pinpoint which one you have there. 850 / 1900 is pretty standard for 3G. LTE could be 1700/2100 being the most common one, but 700, 2100 or 2600 could be there also. There are three versions of 700 that could be in use as well. (Bands 13, 17 & 29) I'm not sure if 1700/2100 will be available in all areas of Newfoundland at this point. Unless you're in St. John's or Corner Brook, the frequencies available will be limited. Many areas appear to have a variant of 700 in use.
3G would be 850 & 1900. LTE if 1700, would require 2100 also but not many towers seem to have that there unless in St. John's. A lot seem to have 700 though but again there are three variants of that Bell is using and no way to tell which one. I suspect LTE will be hard to get a booster for based on the frequencies in use there.
If LTE is on 1700/2100, will these frequencies work, "uplink:824-849MHz/1710-1755MHz,Downlink 869-894MHz/2100-2155MHz" ? This is the information of a booster I was looking at. Is the 3g uplink/downlink 850/1900? Sorry for all the questions, just trying to determine everything before I waste any money on something that won't work.
From the cell tower map, the only places that have 1700/2100/2600 are in St. John's itself. Outside of it most towers show only 700.
For the uplink/downlink frequencies you posted, You might get it to work on LTE but only if those frequencies are in the area, which is doubtful unless Bell has really upgraded their towers recently. It likely won't work well for 3G though. Missing 1900.
This link shows which frequencies are deployed by Canadian carriers, though likely many have increased teh number of frequencies they use since published.
This one shows locations of towers, and the radio frequencies on each. Click on the tower icon in the area of your cabin to learn what frequencies are deployed.
3G does not use paired frequencies, but LTE (4G) uses paired 1700 / 2100
Thanks, just looked at where the cabin is and I'm between 2 bell towers showing 700/850/1900. So in assumption, I'll need a tri band booster with those 3 frequencies to have full function of voice and lte.
I expect the 850 & 1900 are 3G frequencies, and the 700 *MIGHT* be LTE.
I don't have more to contribute but please advise how it goes, will be interesting to see how it works for you, hopefully it is going to be beneficial, and nice to see others giving advice.
Thank you. I am sure you'll find it quite nice to have a decent setup. My mother has a place which has coverage only in certain parts of the home, but fortunately, that was able to be addressed with wi fi calling as she has robust internet available.
I never had a great deal of luck with extend, nor did I have a lot need to use it. I actually don't get a lot of voice calls nowadays. However, it appears that a booster is the right solution for your situation, so I hope and expect it will work well.