The Dinc2 is a Global phone, but may or may not have the proper frequencies to operate on all MVNOs. Because it's an older device that doesn't fall under the new rules for unlocking devices, you will have to contact Verizon to unlock it (they will do it for free, but your account has to be in good standing for the past 60 [i think] days).
Thanks very much for your help.
Please briefly explain: What is a 'global' phone; and what are the 'new rules for unlocking devices'?
Just finished a 'chat' with Verizon Wireless. The representative said that Verizon won't unlock the phone, but I can take it to a third-party electronics store to get it done.
When I pressed her on this, she said that the phones are locked by the manufacturer and Verizon doesn't know how to unlock them. But a third-party electronics store knows.
Of course, I believe her.
Note, however, that "unlocking" refers to the GSM side of the device.
You can't do anything to "unlock" the CDMA side of the device (because it is not locked).
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Global phone means that it is compatible with other networks that are used worldwide.
The newer devices (LTE capable) that are also global phones are required to be sold unlocked for global use.