First American provider brings app after adopting “unlock-law”

Aug

9

2014

T-Mobile has released an application in the United States, which enables users to unlock their handset. The provider does this after politicians recently assumed a law that allows it to use. A phone on a different network

The application is Friday appeared in the Play Store. The program, Device Unlock, Americans can choose to allow unlocking. Their Android device permanently or temporarily This is done by sending a request to T-Mobile to send, and the provider the phone remotely opens. The program itself can not unlock phones.

While T-Mobile is the first American carrier that such a tool for unlock requests are offering, the program is far from finished. Currently it supports only the Samsung Galaxy Avant namely, a device that only appeared exclusively to the provider in the United States. However, it is plausible that more phones will follow soon.

The application of T-Mobile follows after the United States pass a law assumptions , which ensures that phone owners can legally unlock their device. The law, the Consumer Choice Unlocking and Wireless Competition Act makes it possible to use, for which formerly permission from the telecom provider was required. The phone on another network

Next year should define American politics again or unlocking remains authorized. Then every three years to determine whether the law is maintained about unlocking. It should, moreover, also be determined whether the law will also apply. For tablets and other devices

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