"The decision amounts to a major setback for Samsung, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, which continues to struggle with the industry’s largest-ever recall. Already Samsung had said it would recall 2.5 million Note 7 phones over reports that its battery can catch fire. The halt suggests the South Korean company has not yet gotten the problem under control.Samsung Halts Production of Note 7 as Battery Problems Linger - The New York Times
The decision came after major mobile carriers in the United States said they would stop issuing Note 7 devices over safety concerns. They too were responding to reports that some new phones were catching fire."
Monday, October 10, 2016
Samsung Halts Production of Note 7 as Battery Problems Linger - The New York Times
I'm guessing "temporarily," in this context, means forever