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This post was guest blogged by Dan Tanner of dan-ruth-tanner.com

Are you tired of having two cell phones, one for the US (or Europe) and another for Dominica, or of using one cell phone but enduring outrageous roaming charges? The solution is at hand. Simply go to iUnlock dot com and have your phone unlocked so that it will accept SIM cards from multiple cellular phone service providers.

As things are, each provider buys phones from manufacturers and then sells the phones to the public, and they specify that the manufacturer lock the phone’s firmware so that it will work only on that provider’s network. But iUnlock will, for a reasonable charge, unlock your phone.

This is nice, because if you if you have a phone that you like, you can have it unlocked and then need only buy a SIM card (Cable and Wireless charges EC$20 for a SIM card) to use on another provider’s network.

In years past, the US telephone monopoly required customers to lease phones from it. But since the 1970s, one could purchase a phone and use it. Phone companies still charge lessees $10 per month or more, but one can purchase a phone for about $10 and save $110 per year. Unlocking a cell phone is like that – save your money!

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3 Comments »

Comment by Larry
2008-01-26 22:49:04

Hey Dan

Your dan-ruth-tanner.com link on this post is not working.

Comment by Chris Subscribed to comments via email
2008-01-27 15:33:13

Thanks Larry….great looking out … It’s working now

 
 
Comment by sunny Subscribed to comments via email
2011-01-07 09:25:17

I’m looking for someone who can repair a blackberry on the island. I am near Ross. If you have anybody please email me: sunnywala at gmail dot com

 
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