Locking of smartphones to one particular carrier is not new thing. Most of all smartphones like iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S etc. are sold as locked phones. If you recently bought your Samsung Galaxy S then here is good news for you. Folks at XDA forum have found the way to unlock Samsung galaxy S.
By modifying firmware to unlock Samsung Galaxy S may not be good idea as it voids the warranty but by genuinely buying unlock code ($25-30) you can get your Galaxy S unlocked and running on choice of your carrier. But well it may not be cheap for everyone.
Who knew Samsung has already gave us easy and free way to get unlock code, yes you read it correct you can get Samsung Galaxy S unlock code for free. The unlock codes are kept right in your device itself. You just need download small utility and run while your phone is connected and extract unlock code.
Head over to XDA forum for complete step by step guide with unlock intrusions for Samsung Galaxy S.