The T359 actually is 3G.
As far as refarming.. It's taking _some_ of the 2G spectrum away to enable HSPA+ on the 1900 band. 2G will be around for a long time to come but a lot of folks are moving to 3G/4G handsets so they're focusing on that. In a nutshell, there will be 2G, 3G/4G on 1900 + 1700/2100 (aka "AWS") plus LTE next year.
Unless you really like a certain 2G phone, I'd recommend a 3G handset just for better coverage in general. Even better is a quad band 3G phone so you can take advantage of the existing 3G/4G network plus the new 1900 HSPA+ network when it launches nationwide. Don't be hesitant with a 2G phone though. Like I said - it will be around for a long time to come. Not forever but it's not going anywhere anytime soon.
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