T-Mobile confirms it will shut down Sprint's LTE network next year

According to Light Reading, T-Mobile has agreed to shut down Sprints LTE network on June 30, 2022. This was confirmed by The Verge. This is expected as T-Mobile continues its acquisition of Sprints network and customers to its own base. It comes six months after the controversial January 1, 2022 shut down of Sprints 3G CDMA network.According to T-Mobile, a third of Sprint customers are already on the T-Mobile network. According to Peter Osvaldiks, CFO of T-Mobile, the company hopes to be able migrate the remaining thirds by mid-2022. This was stated at an investor conference last month. T-Mobile VoLTE and LTE compatible devices will be required by some of these customers. However, the company has been offering 5G phones at a lot of attractive prices lately. T-Mobile promises to reach all customers who need a new SIM or device to keep connected. However, if you are curious about whether your device is compatible, an IMEI check can be done on T-Mobiles site.T-Mobile is not afraid to move quickly to combine Sprints network assets and its ownSprint's LTE network shut down doesn't surprise them. Sprint admits that the network was not very reliable, and T-Mobile has been quick to combine Sprint's network assets with itss. T-Mobile and Dish Network have been riven by the company's 3G shutdown timeline. Dish Network acquired Sprints former prepaid service Boost Mobile as part the merger deal.Dish announced that it would sell its majority of its MVNO business and move the rest to AT&T. T-Mobile responded with a promotional offer for Boost customers. When The Verge contacted Boost, they did not have any additional comments about the possible impacts of LTE shutting down on their customers.