1. GeneralDreedle's Avatar
    Inquiring minds want to know.
    01-07-2017 02:38 PM
  2. PapaGary's Avatar
    Not according to Amazon:

    Carrier Compatibility Rating
    AT&T Fully Compatible
    Sprint No Service
    T-Mobile Fully Compatible
    Verizon Wireless No Service
    01-07-2017 03:23 PM
  3. mikef91's Avatar
    Inquiring minds want to know.
    Nope. Mate 9 is GSM only.
    01-07-2017 09:19 PM
  4. aknotts66's Avatar
    I tried to get it to work with a Verizon MVNO and it didnt work.
    01-11-2017 11:32 AM
  5. bhatech's Avatar
    No Qualcomm radio, no CDMA in the US
    libra89 likes this.
    01-11-2017 11:39 AM
  6. mobrules's Avatar
    This sucks......I'm hoping they release a CDMA version.
    01-11-2017 08:11 PM
  7. edwin walke's Avatar
    Nope. Mate 9 is GSM only.
    And not tied to any GSM carrier in the U. S.
    01-13-2017 07:43 AM
  8. Aquila's Avatar
    Everyone is saying no, but I don't want you to lose hope. They're right but you can still dream!
    01-13-2017 08:00 AM
  9. xocomaox's Avatar
    Everyone is saying no, but I don't want you to lose hope. They're right but you can still dream!
    It should be able to pick up an LTE data signal in some areas with Verizon, but no band 13. And of course, you cannot make phone calls with it.
    02-01-2017 08:15 PM
  10. dpham00's Avatar
    Nope. Mate 9 is GSM only.
    Mate 9 has CDMA depending on region but not in the USA.
    02-02-2017 01:08 PM
  11. pizza_pablo's Avatar
    Mate 9 has CDMA depending on region but not in the USA.
    I thought CDMA was only used in North America...
    GSM Arena has specs listed and it looks like it has every band, BUT 13.
    Huawei Mate 9 - Full phone specifications
    06-22-2017 02:24 PM
  12. dpham00's Avatar
    I thought CDMA was only used in North America...
    GSM Arena has specs listed and it looks like it has every band, BUT 13.
    Huawei Mate 9 - Full phone specifications
    A number of countries use CDMA outside North America. Many are phasing it out though. A list of countries:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List...A2000_networks
    pizza_pablo likes this.
    06-23-2017 01:02 PM
  13. Graymonkey's Avatar
    Not according to Amazon:
    Carrier Compatibility Rating
    AT&T Fully Compatible
    Sprint No Service
    T-Mobile Fully Compatible
    Verizon Wireless No Service
    I don't understand this. I have a Google (Huawei) 6P and use Project Fi as a carrier (for now). Project Fi uses Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular towers. If Google can do it, why can't other phones/carriers? What's the difference? Hardware in the phone? Software? Something with the carrier?
    07-01-2017 07:13 PM
  14. dpham00's Avatar
    I don't understand this. I have a Google (Huawei) 6P and use Project Fi as a carrier (for now). Project Fi uses Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular towers. If Google can do it, why can't other phones/carriers? What's the difference? Hardware in the phone? Software? Something with the carrier?
    CDMA phones generally have to be white listed by the carrier.. Though Verizon will allow any phone with LTE band 13 due to FCC rules for that band.
    Gayle Lynn likes this.
    07-02-2017 01:45 AM
  15. Graymonkey's Avatar
    So, the only thing keeping Sprint and Verizon from using this phone is permission? Really? You'd think that all carriers would want all possible phones on their rolls. That's just more money in their pockets. Either the carriers are stupid or there's something more to this.
    07-02-2017 11:30 AM
  16. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    OEMs get charged a LOT to get the certifications from the company Verizon designates to test network compatibility. More...
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/forums....zon.html%3famp
    07-02-2017 02:22 PM
  17. dpham00's Avatar
    So, the only thing keeping Sprint and Verizon from using this phone is permission? Really? You'd think that all carriers would want all possible phones on their rolls. That's just more money in their pockets. Either the carriers are stupid or there's something more to this.
    Verizon only wants certified phones on its network. They want to insure that it will work to their standards. They are more than happy to certify any phone for usage on their network...for a hefty fee of course.


    Without certification, Verizon doesn't want it on its network because it could be detrimental to Verizon's network, or it could give a poor user experience
    07-03-2017 12:39 AM

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