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I was originally planning a big article-size post about band class redundancy and standardization, but hands started cramping :D

 

This is the HTC Raider 4G for SK Telecom in South Korea.

http://www.htc.com/k...aider-4g/#specs

 

This SK Telecom LTE device uses LTE Band Class 5.

 

Sprint, for their 800MHz, is using Band Class 26. Class 26 is Class 5 extended for ESMR frequencies.

Maybe if SK starts using Band Class 26 in their devices, maybe it can be the beginning of cross-carrier LTE devices?

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I look forward to it. Its one of the topics I was hoping to read, since The Photon is the only world Sprint Android phone, but that's WiMax. I'm curious about the possibilities of a LTE world phone on Sprint.

 

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