Published on June 7, 2014
PowerPoint Presentation: Why Consumers Choose GSM Unlocked Phones Over Locked Phones Global System for Mobile (GSM) unlocked phones, also known as GSM unlocked phones is popular among cell phone subscribers in the United States. There are some reasons for American subscribers in unlocking their phones. It is mainly to have the freedom in maximizing the use of their cell phones, especially when they travel to other places. Advantages of Unlocked Phones The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM), more known as SIM card is widespread mostly in European and Asian countries. Unlocked phones give consumers the freedom to make use of their cell phones every time they travel to other countries. Cell phone subscribers do not need to buy another cell phone when they are outside the United States if they have unlocked phones. Besides, they can enjoy the elimination of international roaming fees through an unlocked phone. Variety of SIM Cards Basically, Asian and European countries make use of GSM unlocked phones . Cell phone subscribers in these regions have a very good option on whether to restrict their network provider or not. Hence, there are varieties of SIM cards sold in these areas. Consumers have the absolute freedom in choosing their network service provider from time to time. No Contract Needed Cell phone subscribers residing in America do not have much of a choice when it comes to their cell phone service provider. Buying a cell phone may be equivalent to a contract with a certain network service provider. Most contracts tie a consumer to subscribe their services for a year or two. This is in exchange of a cell phone that a consumer would like to purchase. Moreover, when consumers have unlocked phones, contracts are not necessary. There are other network service providers that still offer contracts to their customers. However, the consumers have a choice on whether or not to purchase a cell phone that carries a contract with it. Certainly, GSM unlocked phones do not require any contract and give consumers the choice on which network service to avail.