Singapore to stop provision of 2G services from April 2017

Monday 15 June 2015 | 14:09 CET | News
Singaporean operators M1, Singtel and StarHub will cease the provision of all 2G services, effective 1 April 2017. The measure will apply to 2G voice, messaging and data services. Mobile networks have evolved since the launch of 2G service in 1994, and Singapore's extensive modern 3G and 4G mobile networks has led to high smartphone ownership and usage rates. To meet customers' growing demand for mobile data and faster access speeds, the spectrum currently used for 2G will be used to provide more advanced 3G and 4G services.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: SingTel
Countries: Singapore
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