Unlock iPhone, Unlock Phones, Subsidy Carrier Unlock

Good news for those of you in the United States who have Apple iPhones with AT&T and are looking to unlock your devices and get a fantastic international solution to boot.

We’ve just received word of a new strategy change to be enacted in two days, on April 8th. Select AT&T customers with iPhones, as long as they are no longer on contract and their accounts are in good standing, will be able to request a carrier unlock (subsidy unlock) code for their device.

Any micro-SIM card, those from Truphone and Maxroam included, can be used in the newly-unlocked devices, and since these services use both the AT&T and T-Mobile frequencies in the United States (and the AT&T iPhone also supports frequencies all around the world), this makes a global SIM card a very viable solution.

The official AT&T statement reads:

Beginning Sunday, April 8, we will offer qualifying customers the ability to unlock their AT&T iPhones. The only requirements are that a customer’s account must be in good standing, their device cannot be associated with a current and active term commitment on an AT&T customer account, and they need to have fulfilled their contract term, upgraded under one of our upgrade policies or paid an early termination fee.

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at http://www.joshrobertnay.com.