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Verizon Will No Longer Be Activating Older 3G-Only Phones

5 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

With 5G expected to become the new standard of mobile internet connectivity, this means that eventually older network standards will be phased out, kind of like how 2G isn't quite as prevalent anymore compared to 3G and 4G, and we expect that eventually 3G will go the way of the dinosaur as well. However the question is, is it too early to start phasing out 3G? Apparently Verizon doesn't think so because in a report from CNET , the carrier is transitioning to a 4G LTE-only service and what that means is that they will no longer be activating older 3G-only phones. Instead only phones that...
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