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Eliminate locked phones in Canada, Freedom Mobile tells CRTC

News | 02/08/2017 10:05 pm EST

In a departure from the positions of its fellow wireless providers, Shaw Communications Inc.’s Freedom Mobile suggested Wednesday the CRTC should forbid carriers from charging fees for unlocking phones, and direct them to stop ordering locked devices from equipment manufacturers.

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