AT&T today announced it has taken the steps necessary so that Apple can enable VoIP ... Smartphone News forum
AT&T Extends VOIP to 3G Network for iPhone
AT&T today announced it has taken the steps necessary so that Apple can enable VoIP applications on iPhone to run on AT&T’s wireless network. Previously, VoIP applications on iPhone were enabled for Wi-Fi connectivity. For some time, AT&T has offered a variety of other wireless devices that enable VoIP applications on 3G, 2G and Wi-Fi networks. AT&T this afternoon informed Apple Inc. and the FCC of its decision.
In late summer, AT&T said it was taking a fresh look at VoIP capabilities on iPhone for use on AT&T’s 3G network, consistent with its regular review of device features and capabilities to ensure attractive options for consumers.
“iPhone is an innovative device that dramatically changed the game in wireless when it was introduced just two years ago,” said Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO, AT&T Mobility & Consumer Markets. “Today’s decision was made after evaluating our customers’ expectations and use of the device compared to dozens of others we offer.”
AT&T allows customers to download or launch on their wireless devices a multitude of compatible applications directly from any lawful Internet website. Additionally, because AT&T uses GSM technology, the most pervasive and open wireless technology platform in the world, we support customers using any GSM phone that works on AT&T's frequencies.
I wonder if i can make international calls with it. Hmm... Will I also be billed an outrageous bill if i do so? hmm...
What's the matter? CIA's got you pushing too many pencils?
Additionally, because AT&T uses GSM technology, the most pervasive and open wireless technology platform in the world, we support customers using any GSM phone that works on AT&T's frequencies.
^^ IMO, that's crap. ATT has given me nothing but crap about using their phone on any other network and using other compatible devices on their network. Sure wish if ATT is going to make such a bold statement that they would back it up. I have on more than one occaision been "strongly advised against" using other carriers devices on ATT PPSSHH!
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