Which operator or telephone provider should I choose? Can I use my current mobile voice/data?
The Fairphone 1 works with any operator. This means that if you want you can keep using your current network provider. You will only need to remove your SIM card from your current phone and insert it in your Fairphone. Please note that the Fairphone uses a mini SIM format. If you have a micro or nano SIM card you can buy a SIM adaptor from any electronics store.
When considering to change your provider we recommend you to go for a main brand (e.g. Vodafone or T-Mobile), rather than a discount/cheaper "daughter" provider. The so-called "daughter" providers may not perform as well as the main ones.
Disregarding of which provider you’ll be using, note that the Fairphone 1 will not work on 4G/LTE. It will work on:
- GSM/EDGE (2G) under the following frequencies: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz;
- and UMTS/HSPA+ (3G) under the following frequencies: 2100/900 MHz.