After years of delays, Verizon says it will finally shut down its 3G CDMA network at the end of 2022 — and the company means it this time. Verizon initially targeted 2021 for the shutdown and later revised with a more ambitious goal of 2019. This move won’t affect anyone who has activated a phone with Verizon in the past few years; the company stopped activating 3G-only phones in 2018. Verizon is also keen to point out that it will be the last major US carrier to take its 3G network offline. Verizon stopped activating 3G-only phones in 2018If you happen to still be using a 3G device on Verizon at this point (well done, you!