Samsung might disable Note7 in the US as early as next week

In an effort to retrieve all Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices from customers, the company has already announced the official disconnection or disabling of Note7 units in New Zealand and Australia set for December 15. Meanwhile, in Canada, all communications have been disabled on Note7 devices. That means no phone calls, no Wi-Fi, and no Bluetooth connectivity.

In a message obtained by The Verge, US Cellular reached out to at least this one customer who still had a Note7.

Samsung will modify the software to prevent the Galaxy Note7 from charging. The phone will no longer work....

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