It is Now Legal to Unlock Your Cellphone in the US

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  1. tja

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    If I am not mistaken, all Verizon 4G phones are already unlocked. All of Verizon's 4G/LTE are unlocked for use anywhere in the world. Use any sim in the phone from any country and it will work".
     
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    That is very possible. I could of sworn they were locked, but I am not a VZW customer.
     
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    Correct. The world phone radio(s) is the key.

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    There have been reports that the VZW Sammy variant does work but has issues with SMS and Data in the GSM environment.
     
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    This is a big win for the manufactures as well. I hope this will simplify phone builds in the future. No longer should a manufacturer need to build multiple device models for each carrier. One model with all proper bandwidth access could work on any network and the consumer could benefit as well.
     
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    Now when can we get a law passed for bootloader unlock? If it's my phone (not rented), and I'm on your service, that I pay a fee to use, why can't I have full access to my device?

    I can see it now, we all marching in Washington, holding our various Android phones high, all makes and models, singing we shall overcome.