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Mobile Networks Can No Longer Sell Locked Phones

Locked phone

New UK rule comes into effect in 2021 It’s been announced that mobile phone networks in the UK are to be banned from selling locked phones from December 2021. The new regulations, which come from Ofcom (the folk that regulate the mobile industry), follow similar rules implemented by the EU in 2018, though the regulator … Read moreMobile Networks Can No Longer Sell Locked Phones

Ofcom plans to ban sale of ‘locked’ mobile phones by networks

Locked mobile phone with chain

New proposals have been made to help customers switch networks and reduce their bills Ofcom has laid out new proposals to prevent mobile operators from selling ‘locked’ phones to customers as the regulator aims to make switching networks easier. O2, Sky, Three and Vodafone already all sell their mobile phones unlocked but some networks do … Read moreOfcom plans to ban sale of ‘locked’ mobile phones by networks