US Carriers To Unlock Customers’ Phones After Pressure From FCC


FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has sent a message to US carriers US carriers AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Verizon that he would pursue regulation if they didn’t comply with the terms to unlock their customers cellphones ‘once their contracts have been paid off.’  The carriers also have to notify customers once their devices are eligible to be unlocked, or automatically unlock devices remotely, for free, according to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

CTIA wireless association has confirmed that … Continue reading

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