AT&T Announces It Will Enable FaceTime Over Cellular On All Tiered Data Plans

Posted January 16, 2013 at 7:39pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7901 views

AT&T has announced 'as a result of ongoing testing' that it will enable FaceTime over Cellular for all customers with a tiered data plan.

This means iPhone 4S customers with tiered plans will be able to make FaceTime calls over the AT&T cellular network. AT&T previously made FaceTime over Cellular available to customers with a Mobile Share plan and those with an LTE device on tiered plans.

Of course, FaceTime over Wi-Fi remains available for all customers who have a compatible iPhone or iPad.


The rollout will start in the next couple weeks and take a few months to complete.

AT&T had previously offered FaceTime over Cellular to just iOS 6 customers with an LTE device on a tiered data plan after intense criticism over its initial decision to make the feature only available to those on Mobile Share plans.

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JoshvanHulst - March 11, 2013 at 7:45am
AT&T is full of crap when they know they have the bandwidth to support users. They are extorting their loyal grandfathered customers!
Jm SKFK - January 18, 2013 at 1:54am
Yea FK AT&T I've had them for long and they wanna throttle people and keep them in the dark when having grandfathered plans. Well ima use nothing but constant lte can't wait till this piece of sh*t iPhone 5 is jail broken ill download anything over 20mb through my plan ,, I don't care if AT&T can't handle the many users their prob not m
joshvanhulst - January 17, 2013 at 5:05pm
What happens when you try to use FaceTime over a data plan with AT&T currently?
facetime on unlimited - January 17, 2013 at 7:56am
I called AT&T a few weeks ago and customer service agents(more than one) told me starting february they will roll out facetime over cellular to all data plans, I call to activate the feature but told me to wait a few weeks and it will be done automaticaly. I've been with AT&T for over 7 years, and I get excelent customer service everytime I call, hopefully they told me the truth.
Wolverinemarky - January 17, 2013 at 4:49am
Gotta love how they leave out the grandfathered plan people who have been with them for years. AT&T are assholes and just to rub it in I'm gonna use 10gb of data this month on purpose. Streaming Netflix constantly.
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