testok519
Level 3: Gumshoe

Telstra next g network

When is the Telstra next g network being shut down i know that 3g went down ages ago also why is it shut down when my phone makes a call it goes back to the next g network

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Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity

Re: Telstra next g network

The Next G network is the 3G network and hasn't been shut down. It won't be shut down for a few years yet. Not until after 5G is well and truly up and running.

It was the 2G network that was shut down.
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testok519
Level 3: Gumshoe

Re: Telstra next g network

I believe it's All ready down and no I'm not talking about 2g
Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: Telstra next g network

Oh, that was when they decommissioned the older version of 3G in 2012.
The Next G is 3.5G, at this stage, there hasn't been any announcement regarding it be decommissioned from any official information that I have seen.
3G phones capable of using the 850Mhz band will work with NextG.
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Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: Telstra next g network

Next G is still 3G. When Telstra shifted to next G they switched off most of the 2100 MHz base stations and used only the 850 MHz base stations. This meant that 3G phones that only supported 2100MHz and 900 MHz (Used by Optus) would only work in a few isolated areas.

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