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Hints suggest AT&T preparing to charge for FaceTime over cellular

By Shawn Knight
Jul 17, 2012
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  1. AT&T may be preparing to charge customers to use the FaceTime over cellular feature found in iOS 6. Preliminary testing with a developer version of Apple's next major software revision results in a popup message prompting the user to contact……

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  2. p51d007

    p51d007 TS Evangelist Posts: 752   +253

    Another "revenue stream" for the deathstar.
    I would assume you could still use the wi-fi version?
     
  3. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,414   +747

    Unless ATT wants to get rather large lawsuit, I would assume you could still use wifi.
     
  4. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 620   +118

    Eh well, either way I'm ditching AT&T when my contract is up. I have had enough with signing contracts for my cellular service.
     
  5. tengeta

    tengeta TS Enthusiast Posts: 612

    Its rather hilarious how Bell was broken up and AT&T just bought it back piece by piece.
     
  6. Scshadow

    Scshadow TS Guru Posts: 452   +92

    When will we finally see a lawsuit that forces At&t and all cellular to recognize all these "services" as hardware features and that they can only charge for the data and not for the way we use it.This and tethering charges should be illegal.
     
  7. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Maniac Posts: 752   +179

    AT&T is just like T-1000, break it into many pieces and it will just reform itself.
     
  8. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    >_> They charge for everything else it seems :p
     
  9. Emexrulsier

    Emexrulsier TS Addict Posts: 462   +33

    Times are hard for companies and what better way to fleece money then to target the retards who actually bought an iphone thinking it was a good phone :D
     
  10. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    Seems like AT&T and Apple are a match made in heaven.
     

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