Sunday, 29 May 2022

Vodafone UK waves goodbye to 3G next year

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 25 January 22

Customers making use of the 3G service will be migrated to 4G and 5G services, with Vodafone working alongside The Good Things Foundation and other third parties to facilitate the switch

After 17 years of continuous operation, Vodafone has today announced that it will begin retiring 3G services from 2023.    As the service is phased out, customers still reliant on the service will gradually be shifted to the more advanced 4G and 5G, offering faster and more reliable services to customers.   The spectrum that was previously used for the 3G services will be refarmed to support these more advanced services.   Vodafone’s 3G service has been in operation for around 17 years…

After 17 years of continuous operation, Vodafone has today announced that it will begin retiring 3G services from 2023.    As the service is phased out, customers still reliant on the service will gradually be shifted to the more advanced 4G and 5G, offering faster and more reliable services to customers.   The spectrum that was previously used for the 3G services will be refarmed to support these more advanced services.   Vodafone’s 3G service has been in operation for around 17 years…

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