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I'm buying an unlocked HTC 10 and want to know if it'll work with the koodo network, please help!


I'm looking to buy and HTC 10 on amazon but it gives me the option of international or US versions, which one should i choose?

From my understanding one doesn't work with 4g network... and does that make a big difference?

This is the description for the international version:

  • Unlocked cell phones are compatible with GSM carrier such as AT&T and T-Mobile, but are not compatible with CDMA carriers such as Verizon and Sprint.
  • Please check if your GSM cellular carrier supports the bands for this model before purchasing, *** NO LTE IN USA*** as this is the international model: 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500).

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It is missing the mainly used LTE band, band 4. If you could care less about that then this phone will work no problem.
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LTE band = high speed data. That's where future growth will probably be.
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BobTheElectrician wrote:

LTE band = high speed data. That's where future growth will probably be.

3G will still be around long after the HTC 10 stops working. And it's more than fast enough for mobile use.
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BobTheElectrician wrote:

LTE band = high speed data. That's where future growth will probably be.

VOLTE finally coming this year according to a rep's post.
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Hi
The US version (https://www.gsmarena.com/htc_10-7884.php#usa) has the band 4 LTE, so it is better to get that one rather than the "international" version.

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Potential purchases can be checked against

www.willmyphonework.net

No point in paying for a handset that has a localised disability.
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It has 2600mhz so it would likely get LTE-A service where available. The coverage is almost as extensive as regular LTE. 700, 850, and 1900 is also used but Telus/ Koodo doesn't disclose where those bands are used.
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Goran wrote:

It has 2600mhz so it would likely get LTE-A service where available. The coverage is almost as ex...

See what your local towers support. You might luck out in your location, though I am not convinced that handset is your best choice:

http://www.ertyu.org/steven_nikkel/cancellsites.html

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