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10-11-2007, 02:16 AM #1Legit Iphones in Uk - unlock law. read in.....
The iphone legitemately comes to the uk in November.
We have a governing body over here called Ofcom who lay down the laws for our phone companies.
their website states :
`Whether you are a post-paid (contract) or pre-paid user, you can keep your current mobile phone by requesting that the SIM lock on your mobile to be removed. Usually, mobile service providers require a minimum contract or service period to expire before they unlock your phone.`
This has been the case since day one, after your contract expires the carrier has to unlock your phone.
I wonder how they will go about this? has apple added an unlock feature to the UK version??
10-11-2007, 02:53 AM #2
The CEO of ATT said they would unlock your iPhone after your 2 years was up too.
10-11-2007, 07:41 AM #3
The iphone box clearly states that ATT service will be required to use the phone aspect after the end of the initial contract. I assume this means that they do not plan to unlock since unlocking would mean that you could use it with other providers.
10-11-2007, 08:11 AM #4
yeah, the US has a similar law, thats why so many people are heated at apple for itReally?
10-11-2007, 05:19 PM #5
The question is if the providers know how to unlock it without damaging the baseband.... .... HOW do they do it?
10-11-2007, 07:07 PM #6
Last edited by danman227460; 10-11-2007 at 07:10 PM.