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However, there is still a time to get 5G everywhere but Chinese and Taiwanese the advent decided to shut down their 3G networks with the beginning of the New Year according to local news reports.
the advent as Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Big Brother and FarEasTone Telecom have repeatedly intimated users to upgrade from 3G to 4G networks because there are roughly 200,000 users still use 3G connectivity.
The AsiaPacific Telecom turned off its 3G service already in 2017
The 3G licenses for operators including Taiwan Big Brother, Far EasTone, Chunghwa Telecom and Taiwan Star are going to expire on 31 December 2018. The companies are not likely to renew their 3G licenses because of 4G and now 5G developments.
the telecom regulator in Taiwan has estimated that before shutting down the 3G moving forward than 100,000 users are likely to upgrade to 4G leaving less than 100,000 users behind that may not upgrade.
In Pakistan there is one “odd man out” which still offers 2G/3G internet connection to its 21 million subscribers according to PTA. Ufone has the second largest network in Pakistan in terms of mobile subscriptions, the company is not even bothered to offer 4G services to its users. It’s been three years Ufone subscribers are asking the company “When You Will Launch 4G LTE Internet” got still no satisfactory answer.