Tag Archives: 2G Network

2G NETWORK BREATHES ITS LAST IN SG THIS SATURDAY

So, if you know of anyone that is still on the network, time to tell them authorities here forcing you to change. I'm not complaining here, just lamenting the fact that we are no longer given a choice to lead a simple life. 3G phone means even if I want to keep away from social media, I can't. Because the phone I'm using allows me to log on to the internet, and thus, the temptation to go there and log in is always there. Sigh. Use 3G phone, battery will run out within a day. Means now everyday have ot charge the phone. Maybe even twice a day. End up, monthly electricity bill goes up. Again, as with everything, I pay more. Salary never increase. Who win? The government again lah!

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SHUT DOWN OF 2G NETWORK EFFECTIVELY PREVENTS FOREIGN WORKERS CONTACTING LOVED ONES?

With the 2G Mobile network nearing its shut down date next month, it is the foreign workers who are going to be the ones most affected by it. Ordinary Singaporeans would most likely already be on 3G or 4G networks, and those who are still on 2G, can just change without any qualms. But for the foreign worker, like our Bangla construction workers, the shut down of the 2G network will really hit them hard. Currently, most of them just use the 2G phones to call back their families, just to chat with them, being away in a foreign land.But soon they can only call their families using at least a 3G network phone. That means buying a smart phone, which cost at least $100 for the lower end ones. Where can they find money to buy such phones?

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NOKIA 3310 WILL NOT MAKE AN APPEARANCE IN SG, 2G NETWORK TO BLAME

With the phone running on 2G Network, and Singapore ending its 2G network by April this year, bringin in Nokia 3310 for sale here just is not making sense. Today, it has been confirmed. The iconic phone is not likely to be brought into Singapore to be sold in the open market, simply because they cannot run on any 2G networks here. So, spoilsport Singapore has done it again. While people all over the world rejoice in bringing back an iconic phone that ruled the market long before androids and smart phones were a word, Singapore can just look from afar and collectively say we once owned those phones, but will never own it ever again today.

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