Good news for AT&T iPhone users those have completed their two-year contract with AT&T. Soon you will be able to unlock your iPhone. According to Engadget, AT&T will start unlocking off-contract iPhones from 8th April. AT&T has announced that they will allow customers to unlock their iPhone from Sunday, 8th April. The iPhone customer must have completed their 2-year contract with AT&T in order to unlock their iPhone. If you are an AT&T iPhone user and completed 2-year contract with AT&T then you can unlock your iPhone from 8th April. After unlocking your iPhone, you can use it with other carrier.
According to the official statement of AT&T, in order to unlock your AT&T iPhone, you have to fulfill certain requirements such as you must have completed two-year contract with AT&T, your account must be in good order, and your iPhone must not be associated with any term commitment on AT&T customer account. AT&T has decided to start this service because other networks are also offering the same service around the world. Really it’s a great news for iPhone users as they don’t need to use ultrasn0w or Gevey Sim to unlock their iPhone.
You can also purchase unlocked and contract-free iPhone 4S from Apple stores in United States. 16GB unlocked and contract free iPhone 4S costs $649, 32GB unlocked and contract free iPhone 4S costs $749 and 64GB unlocked and contract free iPhone 4S costs $849. You can use it with any carrier of your choice.
Currently four carriers are offering iPhone in United States. These four carriers are AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and C Spire. Another five new regional U.S carriers are going to offer iPhone 4S from 20th April. The new regional U.S. carriers are nTelos Wireless (Virginia), Appalachian Wireless (Kentucky), Cellcom (Wisconsin), Alaska Communications (Alaska) and GCI (Alaska). GCI is the only carrier who operates GSM network and other carriers operate CDMA networks.