But according to Engadget, that could change as soon as this Sunday for AT&T customers. Engadget is reporting that it has received an anonymous tip that the US carrier will start unlocking off-contract iPhones starting April 8th…
“We’ve just received word of a spicy strategy change, to be enacted this Sunday, that’s sure to please the AT&T iPhone-loving masses. On Easter, select Ma’ Bell customers with iPhones–those off-contract with accounts in good standing–will be able to request a carrier unlock for their device.”
Once unlocked, the AT&T iPhone can be used on any compatible GSM carrier around the globe — making it perfect for folks who want to take the handset with them while traveling abroad.
While AT&T hasn’t made an announcement to confirm this. Engadget does say that a Spokesperson was able to confirm that this new unlocking service would be available starting this sunday.