Sunday, 04 December 2016

US set to pass phone unlocking bill

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 28 July 14

CTIA gives muted response to new legislation; Competitive Carriers Association applauds move.

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted unanimously in favour of a new law that will make it easier for consumers to unlock their phones and connect to other mobile networks. Crafted by congressmen Bob Goodlatte and Patrick Leahy, the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act was approved by the Senate on 15 July, and will now pass to the White House where it will be signed into law…

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted unanimously in favour of a new law that will make it easier for consumers to unlock their phones and connect to other mobile networks. Crafted by congressmen Bob Goodlatte and Patrick Leahy, the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act was approved by the Senate on 15 July, and will now pass to the White House where it will be signed into law…

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