Using video chats over AT&T’s cellular network is impossible, but the company is giving assurances that it is working to resolve the issue by the end of this year. The service, or lack or service, renders new video chatting apps like Google Hangout ineffective.
AT&T has only allowed iOS users access to Facetime as recently last year after blocking the service, citing its own policy for prioritizing pre-loaded apps. There’s no telling how many customers have left the company for better video features, but with T-Mobile’s new 4G wireless network, AT&T is no longer dealing with just Verizon’s superior connections.
Here’s the full announcement on The Verge: