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[Replied] [Signal/ Connection] Why LTE band 12 is not active?

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SoNic67 USA Level 1 | All posts
ZenFone2 Bug Report
Model: ZE551KL
RAM: 3G
Firmware/APP Version: WW-21.40.1220.1615 (Android M)
Frequency of Occurrence: LTE Band 12
Rooted: No
APP Name: -
Screenshot: -
Last edited by SoNic67 on 2016/7/17 08:54

This is for ZE551KL (this option not avail to select in the drop-down list).
The latest firmware update added Enhanced LTE but doesn't have support in the radio modem for the LTE band 12, only 17.
The FCC test report states that the band 12 was tested and passed:
https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/GenericSearch.cfm
Search for the FCCID: MSQ Z00TD and hit one of the 700MHz reports. You will get the pdf.


Why band 12 is not activated in the modem?

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Hi SoNic67,

please see the following information of band support for ZE551KL.
BAND.PNG


sorry for any inconvenience
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SoNic67 USA Level 1 | All posts
Last edited by SoNic67 on 2016/7/19 07:50

I know that. My question was why LTE band 12 is NOT included in there? Like I said in my first post, the phone did pass the FCC required testing for that band!

Before any more cookie cutter answers, band 17 is just a subset of band 12 created specially for AT&T network. FCC required in 2013 that AT&T make all devices interoperable in band 12 by the end of 2015, and AT&T complied:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/st ... -capable/2015-10-05
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