Finder’s tech expert Angus Kidman told The Australian that people with old devices would be advised to upgrade soon or they might be cut off, “that applies to iPhone owners too”.
“If you’re using any model earlier than an iPhone 6, it’s almost going to be 3G only and will stop working next year.
“The 3G shutdown will also affect non-phone devices, including security systems, medical alarms, EFTPOS machines, and even some car’s remote start systems.”
Mr Kidman has advised people who use devices solely relying on 3G operation to check with manufacturers or their network providers to determine whether they are impacted.
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