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[Gizmodo] Your 3G T-Mobile Phone Will be Useless After AT&T Annexes T-Mo's Cell Sites

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It's a problem that's at least two years away, but AT&T has confirmed that 3G T-Mobile handsets won't be able to access the network once T-Mobile's towers are repurposed to drive AT&T's 4G LTE push. AT&T has indicated that they've built the cost of replacement phones into the acquisition, but still worth keeping in mind if you're a T-Mobile customer up for an upgrade in the next year or so.
http://gizmodo.com/#!5783954/your-3g...ter-att-merger

Interesting.. so 1700/2100 for LTE and 850/1900 for HSPA+?
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So if it's 2 years away.... People will have time to upgrade...
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Before this gets out of hand I figure I would point this out:

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AT&T has indicated that they've built the cost of replacement phones into the acquisition

Basically everyone with a 3G phone on t-mobile gets a free upgrade to an LTE phone.
    
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This is crap. I'm switching once my contract is up.
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