According to the report, sunsetting of plans is very different across regions and countries, but heavily reliant on what the baseline was.  “For instance, in North America, the 2G/3G share of subscriptions is only 7 percent, compared to Sub Saharan Africa, where the share is currently 70–80 percent.” Shutdowns are already taking place in developed countries to facilitate the move to 5G. It will take Africa longer to get there.

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