It’s 2018 and the message is clear for users of 3G mobile devices – it’s time for a change! This year and to 2019 and beyond, many mobile network carriers like Verizon and AT&T will stop supporting 3G networks.
A CHANGE IS COMING
A recent article in Wireless Design & Development magazine notes that, “One of the main factors behind the seemingly inevitable demise of 3G service in the United States are the different approaches major carriers took when transitioning from 3G to 4G and LTE.
Zebra Technologies, an OPI partner, says, “You’re asking more from your mobile workforce. So, give them the network and devices that do more. Now is the time. Read More >
4G AND 4G LTE
Since this inevitable upgrade to 4G affects millions of users, including a large number of OPI customers, let’s look a little closer at these technologies.
As the fourth generation of mobile network technology, 4G was made to replace 3G and offers a connection that is more reliable and delivers much higher speeds. Read More >
IMPACT ON DEVICE USERS
OPI customers should be acutely aware of the pending 3G to 4G transition. That’s because many OPI devices run on these technologies, such as mobile computers and printers, tablets, smartphones and RFID readers. Read More >
Zebra also says, “why risk complications?” such as: Spotty coverage, Dropped calls and delayed texting, Sluggish speeds and more. Read More >