Bell and Virgin Mobile to Unlock Off Contract iPhones for a Fee

Posted November 27, 2012 at 12:20am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 12620 views

According to leaked internal documents, Bell and Virgin Mobile will start unlocking off contract iPhones starting today, reports MobileSyrup. Unfortunately, the unlocking service comes at a ridiculous fee of $75.

First, this will be “launched in phased approach” and to have your iPhone unlocked via Bell or Virgin you’ll need to fork over $75. This can only be accomplished by calling Bell’s Credit & Prevention or via Virgin Care.

Criteria for Unlock:
- Must own iPhone outright (all models supported, Bell and Virgin)
- Must not be on contract
- Must be a post-paid Virgin Mobile or Bell Mobility customer
- $75 onetime payment via Credit Card

The site also notes that as part of "the next Phase in 2013" the carriers will look to "expand the eligibility guidelines."

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MUKAI - November 28, 2012 at 8:39am
May I add that it's PERMANENT and no need for JAILBREAK!! For the eBay unlocks.
MUKAI - November 28, 2012 at 8:37am
These idiots think iphone users were born yesterday. HEY!!!! USERS, EBAY SELLS ITS UNLOCKS FOR SOME CARRIERS FOR LEAS THAN $7 BUCKS. YouTube it, google it. Mine was with crappy AT
MUKAI - November 28, 2012 at 8:33am
These idiots think iph
JoshvanHulst - November 28, 2012 at 12:49am
Thank goodness for jailbreaking and unlock! Who wants to pay $75 for that!! Screw that
Tony - November 27, 2012 at 3:53am
Hey guy its cost you 3 buck to unlock any iphone
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