So you may wonder why I would care if an older technology like the 3G Network bites the dust, after all my current phone uses the 5G network.
The key for me is the word SECURITY in the headline above. I've been using an app (one of many) that let's you use your old phone as a security camera. However there are many apps you can use on your old phone to make phone calls even if your phone is NOT activated onto any network.
Although this article was in our daily news paper I believe it originated with AARP.
Here are the dates that the carriers will drop 3G service.