Shortcuts / 23 May 2024

The 3G shutdown

Australia is shutting down its 3G phone network in the coming months, and that’s set to be a problem for the estimated 500,000 people who are still using phones and other devices that rely on 3G, particularly in regional areas. It’s an issue that’s been temporarily put on hold, but as we get closer to the deadline the phone is ringing. So in this Squiz Shortcut, we’ll look at why 3G is being retired, how that’s going to happen, and how it’ll affect Aussie phone customers.

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