Aug 6, 2012 ... US mobile operator AT&T plans to switch off its 2G network within the next five
years. Will the UK will follow suit?
We are shutting down our 2G network by the end of 2016. AT&T wireless
customers using this network will need to upgrade their devices as they will be
... network? Mobile data traffic in the United States grew by 75,000 percent over a
six year span, ... Reallocating capacity to our more advanced wireless networks
will help more of our customers ... We believe it's important for us to be
transparent about our plans for the 2G ... between now and approximately
January 1, 2017.