Softbank "3G" mobile phone service To end 2024 December 6 19:52
Softbank announced that it will end the so-called “3G”, third-generation mobile phone service in January 2024. All three major mobile phone companies have now finished their 3rd generation service.
Softbank will end its third-generation mobile phone service in late January 2024 in December 2002, 17 years ago by the start of “J-phone” at that time.
This is because the fourth generation has spread and the number of third generation users has decreased. As a result, models that were released mainly from 2003 to 2015 and are not compatible with 4th generation communication lines can no longer be used.
Regarding third-generation mobile phones, NTT DoCoMo will end in 2026, and AU's KDDI will also end in 2022, and all three major mobile phone companies will end the third-generation service. became.
In 2001, NTT DoCoMo started the world's first service, and the 3rd generation was able to communicate at higher speeds than conventional mobile phones. Periodic services were born one after another.