The Dolpins Archive

Have an outdated cellphone? You may possibly eliminate service

Springfield Township resident Larry Miller holds up the flip phone he will soon need to replace when 3G networks across the nation will be shut down.

Larry Miller admits he’s not too techy. 

He has a laptop or computer, but employs it as a term processor. He goes to the library routinely to test electronic mail or go on the web. 

“I was dragged kicking and screaming into the pc age,” said the 82-year-outdated retired author who lives in Springfield Township. 

His cellphone is a flip mobile phone. He thinks he purchased it 10 decades in the past, and he works by using Tracfone to acquire buckets of minutes considering the fact that he doesn’t want an high-priced regular monthly monthly bill. 

He only has it for emergencies and to phone his grownup son in West Virginia with pay as you go mobile minutes rather of hefty landline long distance charges. 

But now Miller and other individuals nationwide who have aged telephones on the nation’s 3G cellular community are going to have to obtain a new telephone if they want assistance.