Senator Al Franken Believes AT&T Shouldn't Be Able To Charge Extra For FaceTime

Posted August 5, 2012 at 7:21am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 8952 views

After rumors heated up about AT&T and Verizon possible charging extra for FaceTime, Al Franken told The Verge in an interview that he believes the carriers have no right to charge users extra for FaceTime.

The Senator did say that carriers do have the right for "network management" such as charging users extra for using excessive data or throttling users for using too much.

Sprint has stated that it will not charge extra for FaceTime over cellular.

Check the video for the whole interview with the Senator.



via The Verge

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Bryson - August 6, 2012 at 9:54am
Hey If You Don't Wanna Pay To Use FaceTime Then Don't...Just Use It When Your On WiFi...Simple as That and Let's Keep In Mind That It's The Federal Government That Puts A Restriction On Spectrums...
Pepee - August 6, 2012 at 2:30am
He has the guts to say those things coz we the people are the one paying for his expense.
iGayified - August 6, 2012 at 1:48am
He's good enough, smart enough and dig gaunit people don't like me
Phil - August 5, 2012 at 8:15pm
And I believe that comedians (especially lousy comedians) don't belong in Congress.
LookyLoose - August 5, 2012 at 6:12pm
Ah, we have a political forum! All I know is the my phone bill is getting bigger every year there's a new net-centric app. I may just go back to the dumb phone.
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