Topic: cell phone unlocking

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

Rulemaking threatens to cloud Wheeler's agenda

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…

Wheeler Coaxes Wireless Companies to Adopt Cell Phone Unlocking

Deal is an early win for new FCC chairman

Major wireless carriers have agreed to make it easier for consumers to unlock their mobile devices to change providers. The set of voluntary principles unveiled by AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular,…

Congress Whips Up Laws to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking

Response to White House petition should help consumers switch phone carriers

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…