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Statement by Assistant Secretary Strickling on Cell Phone Unlocking Agreement

December 13, 2013

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Statement from Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling on the agreement between the Federal Communications Commission and wireless carriers on cell phone unlocking:

"NTIA welcomes the agreement of the nation’s major wireless operators to allow consumers to use their mobile devices on any compatible network they choose. We look forward to reviewing the details of the agreement and hope that its implementation will resolve the issues we raised in our petition to the FCC.”