T-Mobile will shut down Sprint’s 3G network in March

T-Mobile on Friday delayed a planned shutdown of Sprint’s CDMA network by three months as it gives partners more time to transition their customers to newer technology.The nation’s second-largest mobile carrier by subscribers previously anticipated to shut down Sprint’s 3G network in January as it aggressively ramps to 5G. Towers and, more importantly, wireless spectrum gained from the wind-down process will be assigned to faster 4G and 5G networks.T-Mobile’s well-laid transition plans have been interrupted by unnamed partners who “haven’t followed through on their responsibility to help their customers through this shift,” the carrier said today. Read more…
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