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AT&T's 2G network is officially dead

2 years ago   |   By Techno Buffalo

AT&T announced this week that, as of January 1, its 2G network is officially dead. Chances are you probably didn't really notice that change, since most phones on AT&T don't really fall back on that network anymore. Instead, if your device can't lock on to 4G LTE, it'll usually fall back to 3G HSPA.
This, of course, means older devices, even the original iPhone, will no longer be able to connect to AT&T for data services. In fact, since 2007 when the iPhone first launched, AT&T says data usage is up an incredible 250,000 percent, “with video being a significant contributor to this growth,”...
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