Supported Carrier and Modem Bands
#1
Is there a somewhere I can find out what carriers will fully support PinePhone for all of data, voice and text (not just one or the other)? AT&T and Verizon only support voice and calls but no data.

I found the following on the PinePhone page but I am no cellular export such that I can translate this into whether it is supported or not.  

Communication:
Modem: Quectel EG25-G
LTE-FDD: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B12, B13, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28
LTE-TDD: B38, B39, B40, B41
WCDMA: B1, B2, B4, B5, B6, B8, B19
GSM: B2, B3, B5, B8 (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, single-band, hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.0, A2DP
GNSS: GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou/Galileo/QZSS, with A-GPS


thank you
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#2
There is https://wiki.pine64.org/wiki/PinePhone_Carrier_Support. It is not necessarily complete, but it is the best reference I know of.
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#3
Not helped by some carriers making arbitrary decisions to block devices that are otherwise capable of working. This has also been seen at the SIM level, so different SIMs from the same carrier may or may not work depending on a setting in the carrier's backend systems.
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#4
when I tried to get my pinephone set up with verizon in 2022 they refused. I moved on and found that t-mobile supports it, and I can even get the hotspot going
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#5
In the USA, T-Mobile is reportedly the one physical carrier to use, several MVNOs using the T-Mobile network under the hood are also reported to work. (I cannot verify this personally, because I do not live in the USA and have not been there for years.)

The blocking thing appears to be mostly a US issue, there are not many reports of such practices from other countries.
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