We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Force Mobile
Network Providers to UNLOCK Phones FREEE, BY LAW, AT NO COST!
So many phones are sold to consumers LOCKED.
LOCKED means that they cannot be used on any other mobile phone
network, simply because of restrictions, imposed by the
This is NOT fair practice, towards the owners of phones, and
other competing networks.
Phone Network Providers CAN unlock nearly any phone, usually
over the phone in seconds. They tend to charge over £35 for
this though! By putting this cost on the consumer, it often
makes them simply live with the less competitive network. The
network makes money because the consumer has no choice but to
pay up, or not use their OWN purchased mobile phone.
I encourage the Government to make mobile phone network
providers unlock ANY phone at their own cost so that consumers
can CHOOSE the network they want with as little hassle as
NOTE TO 10 DOWNING STREET: THIS IS NOT ABOUT SELLING PHONES
UNLOCKED, IT IS ABOUT THEM DOING SOMETHING ABOUT IT NOW!!! IE.
UNLOCKING ANY WISHFUL CUSTOMERS PHONES FREE OF CHARGE!
Any phones EVER locked by a network need to be unlocked now FREE of CHARGE at the network lockers expense!
That's like someone subscribing to a service, and then the company saying, oh and even after after your contract is up, your going to have to pay £40 to get rid of us!http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/nophonelocks/