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Advantages of 1800MHz GSM

What are the advantages/disadvantages of 1800MHz frequency over 900MHz used by GSM?

The 1800MHz version is a newer, lower power GSM standard. It?s better suited for densely populated areas since it can handle a greater network load, however, it is more costly to setup (roughly 1.5 times the investment of a 900mhz network).  

This was first published in December 2001

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