T-Mobile specific Moto G spotted in FCC filing

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Motorola’s Moto G was announced without any LTE or CDMA bands which left support for just a few GSM frequencies; bands 850/900/1900/2100. Now, if you keep up with which carriers use which bands in the US, you’d know that the only support you’d get with T-Mobile with the Moto G would be in areas that had refarmed 1900 MHz coverage. Unfortunately, that’s not the majority of T-Mobile’s coverage, so at first glance it seems like the Moto G wouldn’t be an attractive option for T-Mobile customers.

However, thanks to some FCC filings, there appears to be another version of the device that supports those four GSM bands, plus WCDMA bands 850/1700/1900 which would allow the Moto G to work on T-Mobile’s 3G network. Obviously this is just an FCC filing, so it doesn’t necessarily mean anything, but keep your fingers crossed if you’re a T-Mobile customer that wants Motorola’s latest budget device.

source: FCC

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Born in southern Alabama, Jared spends his working time selling phones and his spare time writing about them. The Android enthusiasm started with the original Motorola Droid and an unhealthy obsession with fixing things that aren't broken. This accidentally led to being the go-to guy for anything more complicated than a toaster, which he considers more of a curse than a blessing. Jared is enrolled in online classes at the University of Phoenix, and spends his spare time on video games and listening to music.