Israel (MOC) - 2G and 3G Update
Israel Ministry of Communications (MoC) has announced their plans to phase out 2G and 3G networks by the end of 2025.
- Stage 1 – January 1, 2022, prohibiting the commercial importation of mobile devices that support only old technologies.
- Stage 2 – January 1, 2023, ceasing the connection of new mobile devices to the networks that support only old technologies, including vehicle based hands free devices and M2M end equipment. Operators will be required to provide 2G and 3G service to existing subscribers up to the time that the networks will shut down.
- Stage 3 – December 31, 2025, the shutdown of 2G and 3G networks.