Why AT&T Is Opening Up FaceTime

Formerly restricted to users only with its new Mobile Sharing plans, AT&T is slowly opening access to Apple’s FaceTime videochat over the air, starting with anybody that has a tiered LTE data plan. But as The Verge’s Chris Ziegler points out, this isn’t a move we should be cheering too much, given that it comes in the wake of regulatory pressure. “This is AT&T’s world — the FCC is just living in it.”

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