Network Status Updates

Lucy Holden Senior Marketing Executive

Lucy is passionate about how IoT is used for the greater good to change the world and save lives.

In certain markets, operators are sunsetting (shutting down) 2G/3G networks to reallocate radio frequencies. The mobile network operator landscape (MNO) is constantly changing and the situation varies from country to country.

From a continuity perspective, if there is an available solution, Eseye will respond to MNO changes and manage IoT device connectivity onto the next available network. Our next-generation eUICC solution – the AnyNet+ SIM – has multi-IMSI switching and network steering capabilities to ensure your device is future-proofed for its lifetime in the field, whether that’s five, ten or fifteen years.

The AnyNet+ SIM can localise or change your device’s default IMSI profile seamlessly over-the-air to improve your uptime and service quality, and importantly maintain fallback connectivity.

We regularly publish the latest information about coverage changes made by MNOs. Please find the latest bulletin below (updated in March 2021)

2G Network Shutdown Schedule

Country Network Shutdown Date
LIECHTENSTEIN Swisscom (Switzerland) Ltd (Liechtenstein) 2021-01-01
LIECHTENSTEIN Telecom Liechtenstein AG 2021-01-31
NETHERLANDS T-Mobile Netherlands B.V. 2021-06-01
VIETNAM GTEL Mobile Joint Stock Company (GTEL Mobile) 2022-01-01
VIETNAM Vietnamobile Telecommunications Joint Stock Company 2022-01-01
VIETNAM Viettel Group 2022-01-01
VIETNAM Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) 2022-01-01


3G Network Shutdown Schedule

Country Network Shutdown Date
ITALY Vodafone Italia S.p.A 2021-02-01
CZECH REPUBLIC Vodafone Czech Republic a.s. 2021-03-31
UNITED STATES T-Mobile USA, Inc 2021-04-01
DENMARK Telenor A/S 2021-04-01
DENMARK Telia Nattjanster Norden AB 2021-04-01
GERMANY Vodafone GmbH 2021-06-30
GERMANY Telekom Deutschland GmbH 2021-06-30
CZECH REPUBLIC T-Mobile Czech Republic a.s. 2021-12-31
GERMANY Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG 2021-12-31
GREECE Cosmote Mobile Telecommunications S.A. 2021-12-31
MALAYSIA Celcom Axiata Berhad 2021-12-31
MALTA Vodafone Malta Limited 2021-12-31
NEPAL Nepal Doorsanchar Company Ltd 2021-12-31
NORWAY Telenor Norge AS 2021-12-31
CANADA Rogers Communications Canada Inc. 2022-01-01
UNITED STATES AT&T Mobility 2022-02-22

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