NTIA Petitions FCC to Mandate that Carriers Unlock Phones
Carrier phones are often optimized to work with a certain network (A&TT by example), and yes, they work with other networks, they crummily work with other carriers.
To get started, because a cheaper service usually isn't as good as the other more expensive service offered by that other bigger carrier. Second, the phone has been optimized for the big carrier's network, so you won't be experiencing an optimal service from your provided (you'd most likely be doing better with a cheaper phone that's been optmiized for the smaller carrier's network)
It is fair enough to be able to sell or hand your old unlocked cellphone to a friend or relative, once you have upgraded to another d...
>>and yes, they work with other networks, they crummily work with other carriers.
Not true. I've seen countless phones that were made for ATT that worked fantastically on T-mobile. In fact, I would say that quite contrarily most ATT ph...
Something to think about