Verizon iPhone 5S in Chile

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by charlieberk, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. charlieberk macrumors newbie

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    I'm hoping someone here on the forum can help me with a problem I'm having.

    I have a Verizon iPhone 5S that was purchased in the US a few months ago. I have relocated to Chile and have a Entel network SIM card that has 4G capability (I've verified that it works) on the original phone it was in. When I put the SIM card into my iPhone 5S, it will only receive a 3G signal. I've updated the carrier settings. And I have 4G access enabled in my settings.

    Everything else works well, I'm just not getting the 4G signal. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks
    Charlie
     
  2. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    From what I'm reading on Wikipedia, Entel uses band 7 for LTE. The Verizon 5s(or any other IPhone 5s sold in the US for that matter) doesn't support band 7 for LTE.

    That phone won't work on LTE with the carrier you're using.
     
  3. charlieberk thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thank you T5Brick. That makes sense. I didn't consider the band.
     

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