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T-Mobile US delays CDMA network shutdown by three months

October 25, 2021


T-Mobile US will delay the sunset of its CDMA network, announcing in a blog post that it now plans to shut down the former Sprint CDMA network in March 2022 instead of January 1, 2022. This gives users like Dish Network more time to transition their users to new devices.

“To build out our revolutionary network that will deliver the broadest and deepest 5G experience FOR ALL across the country, we need to sunset outdated CDMA technologies as soon as possible so every consumer, no matter their circumstances, will have access to the best connectivity and best experience. This is why we have aggressively executed on plans to take care of transitioning our impacted Sprint CDMA customers by the end of this year and provided our partners plenty of time and resources to take care of their customers as well,” T-Mo said in its blog post, before shifting into some snark.

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