AT&T to Launch Stolen Phone Blocking Service Next Week

AT&T to Launch Stolen Phone Blocking Service Next Week

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AT&T has confirmed that it plans to launch a database of stolen phones next week, according to a statement received by MacRumors.

As announced in April, AT&T is creating a stolen phone database to prevent devices reported stolen from accessing wireless networks. We will install this availability next week for AT&T phones on our network and are working toward a cross-carrier solution later this year.

More information is forthcoming but for now you can check out the leaked internal screenshot below...

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AT&T to Launch Stolen Phone Blocking Service Next Week
NoGoodNick - July 8, 2012 at 9:57pm
I think this is cool cause it's different. Yea
Russell - July 7, 2012 at 5:28pm
An activated sim card still won't work. The phone's IMEI will be in their system as being stolen.
Jon - July 7, 2012 at 1:11pm
Don't be stupid......just get the stolen phone.....get an activated sim card and put it in....this it.....of course if you are gsm....
Gwyneth - July 7, 2012 at 7:44am
Should have been done long time ago by all the providers for all phones possible in collaboration with the makers of the phones, somehow making stolen phones useless in and out of country. Bad ESN is not always a stolen phone, sometimes it is because of bills not paid.
Iclarifieds - July 7, 2012 at 6:02am
Iclarified get your facts straight you guys put it wont be usable by any carrier in the picture it say's only applies to at&t!
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