Another Network Shutdown? Here’s What You Need to Know

Take steps now to prepare for the transition to 4G LTE—and future technology changes.

By Carl Rysdon, Vice President of Sales

The carrier sunsetting of 3G networks has begun. Verizon is shutting down its legacy CDMA 3G networks. That means all telematics devices that run on this 3G network will no longer function by late 2021 or early 2022. Verizon will start shutting down in January 2021.

Network shutdowns have happened before—and they’ll happen again. Technology is constantly evolving.

Although the timeline varies for each carrier to discontinue their 3G networks, it’s vital to take action now.

Here’s what you need to know for the 3G shutdown—and future ones.