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Telus WCDMA frequencies issue question

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I call Telus requested the WCDMA/HSPA frequency they are using but told are 800 mhz and 1900 Mhz. However, I search online found that the Telus/Bell WCDMA/HSPA frequencies are 850/1900 MHZ. I wonder which one is correct?

Another thing, if I buy a smart phone with WCDMA/HSPA 850/1900/2100 Mhz frequency, will it works on Telus even if the Telus customer service told me it's 800/1900 mhz. What about a WCDMA 3G phone with 900/1900/2100 mhz, will still be compatible?

I am a little confuse here on the 50mhz differences compatibility here.

...will highly appreciate if someone could help...
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so this mean 850 mhz and 800 mhz is competible?
As long as the phone has a CDMA/HSPA 850/1900 mhz, I shoud be able to activate and use it without problem? Thanks for your quick respond.
Thank You all. Finally, I've tested couple pieces.
Air Phone 4 ( you could find online ) is not compatible to Telus network even thought it says GSM quad-bands.
However, I found an iPhone knock-off with Android OS online with 3G WCDMA/HSPA 850/1900/2100 MHz. It works.
Total cost: 99.00 ( 1st set ) + 220.00 ( 2nd set ) = 319.00 ( total )
Shipping and handling were 45.00 = 364.00 ( subtotal )

I doing this because Telus gave me a crappy LG phone constant freeze and refuse to cut me a deal on new phone or upgrade the device firmware by fingers pointing to LG back and fore. With less than 2 yr contract remain, I've no choice to buy something workable including the basic apps such as MP3 and video player. I hope the device last till the contract end then I might shift to some carrier for a flexible pricing, fee and support.
It's an Android 2.1 iPhone knock-off with 850/1900/2100 bandwidth.
Though it's not an iphone with real smooth sensitive multi-touch,
still he phone is working fine and I am enjoying it because:
there are apps support online, play java apps, and no annoying freeze problem as LG gave me. Media files and MP3 players are all marvelous.
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