“A proposed new law in Canada could lead carriers and phone manufacturers to have a mandatory unlock in place under certain conditions,” Electronista reports.
“Bill 133 in the province of Ontario would require that carriers unlock a phone for free if users either pays full price for the device or their contract expires,” Electronista reports. “Carriers would at the same time have to let customers end a contract in 30 days and could only make changes mid-contract with permission.
Electronista reports, “The bill, put forward by Member of Parliament David Orazietti, could potentially alter the landscape of cellphone service in Canada and would push many international phone makers to change their policies.
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