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All O2 Phones to be sold unlocked?

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Here's an interesting article I read this morning, about O2 to sell all phones unlocked by mid-August. 

 

https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/o2-announces-big-changes-phone-12912141

 

What's the lowdown, @Martin-O2?

 

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Bravo and not before time either!
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Excellent news @pgn. Long overdue. Bouncy

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Re: All O2 Phones to be sold unlocked?

Excellent news

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Re: All O2 Phones to be sold unlocked?

So factory firmware? Or just no csc locking.
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Re: All O2 Phones to be sold unlocked?

To be fair there isn't much added to the lg g6 o2 firmware
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Re: All O2 Phones to be sold unlocked?

All contract phones were sold unlocked at one time The original iPhone was the first to be locked because of the O2 exclusivity deal with Apple.

It's way overdue they are now the first network to go back to selling unlocked phones.

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Yes this is great news.  It’s also confirmed on Twitter as well

 

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So so we got phones starting to be unlocked now for free, phones sold soon unlocked any way, 4G roaming, better speeds abroad, L23 in the U.K.

o2 Travel Inclusive on selected plans.

 

o2 are seeming really going to make a massive statement this year.  Possible more to come ?

 

1 thing there not good on is o2payg still charging customers to use data in Chanel islands etc. Think that’s poor.  But you never know. 

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Actually 3 sells unlocked phones too.
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@anticpated wrote:
Actually 3 sells unlocked phones too.

Yes they do, and have for a long time. It's about time we caught up! Smiley Frustrated

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