1. Almeuit's Avatar
    AT&T will shut down its 2G network by the end of 2016 | Android Central

    Not that many will mind but -- just an FYI .
    04-28-2016 12:36 AM
  2. thejesse's Avatar
    Man I remember how awesome Edge was compared to GPRS. Good times.
    04-28-2016 01:48 AM
  3. mike56801's Avatar
    I sometimes force my phones on onto the Edge networksince it is seems to reach below ground level better than 3G or LTE. I hope the use the frequency for LTE.
    04-29-2016 12:24 AM
  4. anon(5719825)'s Avatar
    Last time I tried AT&T about two years ago, all I could get were edge speeds at my house. I wonder what this will do to those people.
    04-29-2016 02:32 AM
  5. ManiacJoe's Avatar
    Yup. That is why I upgrading my Motorola Razor to the LG G4. Just a little bit of a change....
    04-29-2016 04:17 PM
  6. natehoy's Avatar
    Last time I tried AT&T about two years ago, all I could get were edge speeds at my house. I wonder what this will do to those people.
    Well, they claim they are going to transition that spectrum to LTE. Time will tell.
    04-29-2016 09:36 PM
  7. anon(9898026)'s Avatar
    Att should be fine when 2g gets shut down. By then they should have more upgrades that have been done. I wonder if they may extend it a little into 2017 for the shutdown if needed

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    05-07-2016 09:17 AM
  8. dforest21x's Avatar
    FYI: Give that last poster a prize! The 2G turndown is scheduled for 1/31/2017.
    05-21-2016 08:56 AM
  9. anon(9898026)'s Avatar
    I'm thinking more like 6 months into next year but that's only a guess.

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    05-23-2016 09:15 AM
  10. anon(92475)'s Avatar
    My question is what this does to those on flip phones. Will they lose service in more areas? As much as I enjoy the bleeding edge, not everyone is the same way. Some, like my family, still like the tried and true basic phones.

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    06-06-2016 09:33 PM
  11. mike568's Avatar
    My question is what this does to those on flip phones. Will they lose service in more areas? As much as I enjoy the bleeding edge, not everyone is the same way. Some, like my family, still like the tried and true basic phones.

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    Basic non smart phones have had 3G frequencies bultin for years. The Moto V3 Razr had 3G.
    06-07-2016 07:16 AM
  12. anon(92475)'s Avatar
    Basic non smart phones have had 3G frequencies bultin for years. The Moto V3 Razr had 3G.
    Yes, but, what about the fallback? I'm aware that 3G has been around on basic phones for many years. In areas where 3G isn't available, say out in the backwoods, what then? No service?

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    06-09-2016 10:02 PM
  13. Almeuit's Avatar
    Yes, but, what about the fallback? I'm aware that 3G has been around on basic phones for many years. In areas where 3G isn't available, say out in the backwoods, what then? No service?

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    Pretty much -- yep. They are going to re-purpose that spectrum for other things.
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    06-10-2016 12:52 AM

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