Verizon is sending free 4G flip telephones to shoppers who’re nonetheless using the company’s older 3G group, which it plans to retire by the tip of 2022, primarily based on the company’s help net web page.

Verizon’s issuing the devices to people who haven’t however upgraded to a 4G LTE phone. Anyone on the older group is not going to have the power to position or get hold of phone calls after Verizon shuts it down. In step with its web page, shoppers will get hold of an Orbic Journey V, a TCL FLIP Skilled or a Nokia 2720 V Flip. These devices are priced at about $80 and have one or two-star purchaser opinions.

Whereas most individuals who’ve a simple 3G phone might want to take the availability, some people might already have a 4G system from a member of the household or good pal who has since moved on to an excellent newer 5G phone. Prospects who do not need Verizon to ship them the model new telephones can identify purchaser help and ask to “decline the free phone for CDMA Sunset.” Current plans and contracts will hold the an identical.

Verizon will robotically activate the despatched devices if a purchaser wouldn’t accomplish that.

AT&T and T-Cell have already retired their 3G networks and every moreover provided eligible shoppers new telephones without charge.

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