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GSM Unlocked Phone in Bangkok - Nexus 6?

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I have an unlocked Nexus 6 smartphone and I'm wondering if it will work in Thailand if I buy a prepaid SIM card. I was always under the impression that it would but now I'm second guessing it because I've heard that Thailand operates on some sort of 2100/MHz frequency. Below are the specs from the Nexus 6 that I have.

Thanks!

Network

North America:

GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

CDMA Band Class: 0/1/10

WCDMA Bands: 1/2/4/5/8

LTE Bands: 2/3/4/5/7/12/13/17/25/26/29/41

CA DL Bands: B2-B13, B2-B17, B2-29, B4-B5, B4-B13, B4-B17, B4-B29

Rest of World:

GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

CDMA: not supported

WCDMA Bands: 1/2/4/5/6/8/9/19

LTE Bands: 1/3/5/7/8/9/19/20/28/41

CA DL: B3-B5, B3-B8

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    US is out of step with most of the rest of the world on this - howeer, Thaailand has both 2G and 3G services. (and in some places 4G).
    I'm not very techical on this but I feel that most phones these days are manufactured to cope with just about any network.
    AIS is certainly 2100Mhz but I'm not sure about True and Dtac. - Dtac claim "operating on 3 smart networks, running simultaneously at 1800 MHZ, 850 MHZ and 2100 MHZ frequencies" giving "widest coverage" -

    if you can unjumble this table it might help too......



    Major mobile operators in Thailand
    Operator
    (including subsidiaries) Frequency band Technology Subscribers
    (in millions)
    AIS 900 GSM, GPRS, EDGE 42.4[5]
    (Q1 2014)
    1800 GSM
    2100 UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
    DTAC 850 UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ 28.0[6]
    (Q2 2014)
    1800 GSM, GPRS, EDGE
    2100 UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+, LTE
    Truemove 850 (MVNO of CAT) UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ 23.2[7]
    (Q2 2014)
    1800 GSM, GPRS, EDGE
    2100 UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+, LTE
    TOT3G 2100 UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+, LTE 0.5[8]
    (2013)
    MY by CAT 850 UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ Not Available

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