AT&T is encouraging its customers to upgrade to the faster 3G network—by downgrading their older EDGE service.
Although the change will improve 3G speeds, customers with EDGE phones, including the original iPhone, will experience decreased quality indoors and in rural areas. We’re all for improving your networks and staying modern, but we think EDGE is still widely used to the point that AT&T is going to be hurting a lot of their customers.
Upgrade Or Else: AT&T Downgrading 2G Service, Stranding Older Phones With Lesser Service [Gizmodo]
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