2G and 3G Mobile Networks to be Phased in UK by 2033


The government of the United Kingdom has announced that, the United Kingdom is going to phase out the 2G and 3G mobile services by the year 2033 for the purpose of releasing the radio waves for the 5G and 6G networks in the country.

Nadine Dorries, culture secretary of the United Kingdom said, the 5G technology has already been revolutionizing the businesses and lives of the people, along with connecting the people across the United Kingdom with more fast mobile data and also making the business even more productive.

Nadine Dorries said, they are going to be announcing a 50 million pounds funding for putting the United Kingdom at the forefront of the mobile connectivity and also for making sure that, their telecom networks are secure and safe currently and also in the future.

The funding of 50 million pounds is going to be for the projects of Open Radio Access Networks (Open RAN), and the Nadine Dorries also said, setting a date for phasing out the 2G and 3G networks are going to be making it more easier for the new producers of the new equipment for the purpose of entering the market, because they are not going to have any support for the old technologies.

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The government of the United Kingdom also wants to end the reliance of the United Kingdom on a small number of the suppliers, after the Huawei Technologies of China had been banned from the new networks in the year 2020.