- a long list of disclosure requirements related to the costs associated with service plans, advertisements, roaming charges, or when consumers are nearing their monthly cap
- a requirement to unlock devices if consumers pay full price or once the contract expires. The provision states that a service provider must “remove, free of charge after the agreement expires, any technological or physical feature that restricts the functioning of the goods to a service provided by the supplier or another particular service provider.”
- no amendments to contracts without express consumer consent
- the right to cancel a service contract with 30 days notice. Consumers are subject to a maximum liability of one month service fee. If the consumer obtained a discounted phone, there is a formula for repaying the remaining benefits.
The bill comes as the new wireless entrants complain about “anti-consumer” practices by the incumbent carriers.