These days, most people have already switched to 5G-enabled smartphones, especially as manufacturers have started releasing more affordable options. Despite this, there are still people using 2G mobile phones. These networks are currently using T-Mobile’s 2G network since Verizon and AT&T shut down their networks several years ago. T-Mobile also originally planned to shut down its 2G network on April 2nd, but Un-carrier appears to have changed its mind.
mobile report It was previously found that the exact date of the decommissioning of 2G GSM networks has not yet been determined. But despite this, T-Mobile says: Users should not be too happy with this delay.
“While the exact date has not yet been determined, we will notify you in advance if we plan to retire T-Mobile’s legacy 2G (GSM) network. As we work towards this retirement, we will Please note that T-Mobile 2G (GSM) network capacity and coverage will change as T-Mobile 2G (GSM) sites will be taken down prior to network-wide retirement.”
That being said, a 2G shutdown date could happen any time this year. If you haven’t made the switch to a 5G smartphone yet, T-Mobile has a number of low-cost devices available for free. Check out the website for some options.
sauce: mobile report