This becomes particularly useful in rural areas where masts are likely to be quite spread out. Previously this band was used to provide analogue television signals, but since TVs switched over to digital it was freed up to be used with 4G. }. Each main operator in the UK utilises different frequencies to deliver their mobile networks, with the core networks being EE, O2, Vodafone and Three. However, Vodafone, working with Huawei, has pioneered a new … 3500MHz (n78) – Telstra (from May 2019) 3500MHz (n78) – Optus (from October 2019) 3500MHz (n78) – Vodafone (from March 2020) 2300MHZ (n40) – Optus (from June 2020) 700MHz (n28) – Vodafone (field tests May 2020) 850MHz (n5) – Telstra (from April 2020) Under that you’ll find basic information on the other 4G bands, and on bands used for 5G. Over time, networks have acquired or repurposed frequency in other bands for 4G use, and their general strengths and weaknesses equate to how high or low frequency they are, but they all sit in between the extremes of the 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands. Vodafone's 5G spectrum holding as compared to rivals can be viewed in the chart below. In addition to being the only major company to confirm that