k-1 end of life

When we created Kizy back in 2014, we were thrilled to bring to market the K-1 tracker, the first really global, lightweight and convenient tracker that could efficiently bring visibility to the supply chain and postal shipments. 

All good things have an end, and on September 1st, 2020, after almost 8 years of operations, we announced the retirement of the tracker, replaced by the newer, more powerful K-2. 

The announcement and reasons was announced on our website and to our customers and users. 


Even though the trackers will continue to work as best effort, more and more countries will switch off their 2G network. This article will list the countries where we are informed that the K-1 tracker no longer works. 

Note: this list is not exhaustive and offers no guarantee, but reflects the latest information we have. If you experience issues in other countries listed here, feel free to send us a heads up:


Soon complete switch off


Completely switched off countries

  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland (01.01.2021)
  • Liechtenstein (01.01.2021)

Asia and Pacific

Partial coverage

  • India
  • China (complete shut down by 31.12.2021)

Soon complete switch off

  • Bangladesh (31.12.2025)
  • Hong Kong (31.12.2020)
  • Myanmar (31.12.2022)
  • Vietnam (01.01.2022)

Completely switched off countries

  • Australia
  • India
  • Japan
  • Macau
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand

Middle East

Soon complete switch off

  • Bahrein (end of 2022)

Completely switched off countries

  • Israel


Soon complete switch off

  • Canada (31.12.2020)
  • Mexico (31.12.2023)
  • United States (31.12.2021)

Completely switched off countries

  • Caribbean (01.07.2020)
  • Ecuador


Soon complete switch off

  • South Africa (31.12.2020)



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