Will you pay an additional charge to use FaceTime over 3G on the iPhone 5?
stephenb 1 year ago
I use FaceTime pretty often over WiFi at the moment, and apparently with iOS 6 it will work over 3G. FaceTime (any video calling really) is what I imagined the future would be when I was a kid; you whip out your communicator and have a real time face-to-face conversation with Dr. McCoy. FaceTime on iOS 6 will expand the ability to have that conversation with Bones while you are away from WiFi, but MacRumors and other sites are reporting that AT&T is probably going to charge extra to use it, on top of what I consider an already overpriced data plan. The way I read this is that I'll have to pay for xGB of data, and then I'll also have to pay again for extra special FaceTime data. I don't see why I should have to pay twice. I think it would be great to have video calling wherever I am, but I'm not convinced I should have to pay extra to use it on top of a data plan. How reasonable is it for AT&T to force customers to pay extra in order to fully utilize the video calling features build in to the iOS 6?
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