DU, one of the largest cell phone carriers in the Middle East, today confirmed (via Saudi Mac) that parts of the Middle East (Specifically the UAE) won’t be seeing FaceTime functionality on their iPhone 4s. DU also states that the situation is out of their control meaning this is either a government restriction or something to do with Apple. The announcement came via their official twitter page along with some other notes on their iPhone 4 launch plans.
Since no FaceTime for many Middle Eastern customers is a huge drawback the carrier notes that new iPhone 4 contracts will come with one year of free data and data plans will cap at 10 GB versus AT&T’s 2 GB.
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