How do you find out what network a mobile is on?
The logo of the network usually is on the welcome screen, on the box that the phone came in with or you can check the settings of the phone.
Since IMEInumber is unique, it will help us in locating your lost or stolen mobile handset. For now, note down this IMEI number and keep in a safe place. You can also find your mobile IMEI number on your mobile handset packet cover. When you switch on our mobile phone, your mobile SIM card tries to connect with any available network. Once it finds a supported network it tries to build a network connection between…
Mobile telephones communicate with the mobile phone network using digital technology, yet the voice communication that still provides for the majority of mobile network traffic is purely analogue. A mobile phone must therefore convert voice communications into digital signals that can be transmitted over the network and it must convert digital signals received over the network into analogue voice data that can be heard by the mobile phone's user.
Dr. Martin Cooper invented the mobile phone and made the world's first mobile phone call on April 3rd, 1973. A mobile phone can make and receive telephone calls to and from the public telephone network which includes other mobiles and fixed-line phones across the world. It does this by connecting to a cellular network provided by a mobile network operator.
It could be any network ! When mobiles first started, their numbers were grouped together, so you could literally identify which network the phone was using, by the first 5 digits. Once the mobile networks were de-regulated, you had the option of taking your number to another network if you wanted to - and thus, a mobile number may not be allocated to the network it was originally assigned to !