Is TracFone being discontinued?

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Is TracFone being discontinued?

Is TracFone going to a new network?
As part of our effort to give you the best wireless experience, our partners are shifting their focus from 3G networks as they continue to invest in the latest and more improved generations of wireless technology. As a result, the 3G network will be going away and is being replaced with Voice over LTE (VoLTE).

Will my TracFone still work in 2021?
Tracfones, flip phones, Jitterbugs and even older-style smartphones will no longer be able to make calls once the networks are taken down,

Who bought out TracFone?

Verizon announced in September that it plans to acquire TracFone from América Móvil in a deal worth up to $6.9 billion, which still must pass regulatory approval.

Is Tracfone going 5G?

All existing Tracfone plans will be compatible with our 5G Nationwide Network. You DO NOT need any new rate plan or add-on for enabling and using 5G data services. However, 5G access requires a 5G-capable smartphone. ... You will be able to check by texting* 5G to 611611.