cell phone unlocking

Did FCC Chairman Go Too Far in Pushing for In-Flight Phone Calls?

New FCC chairman Tom Wheeler may have stepped in it with his insistence to open up for comment a rule that would make it possible for consumers to use their cellphones in airplanes. So far the rule, which squeaked by in a 3-2 vote party-line vote Thursday afternoon during the commission's monthly meeting, has given him nothing but trouble.

Wheeler Coaxes Wireless Companies to Adopt Cell Phone Unlocking

Major wireless carriers have agreed to make it easier for consumers to unlock their mobile devices to change providers.

Congress Whips Up Laws to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking

When the Internet speaks, Congress jumps. Only days after the White House came out in support of a White House petition to legalize cell phone unlocking, a number of lawmakers have taken up the cause and introduced legislation.