T-Mobile today said that, with the arrival of iOS 8, its iPhone subscribers will have access to Wi-Fi calling. T-Mobile has offered other smartphone platforms Wi-Fi calling for years as an alternative for making voice calls in poor cellular coverage areas. Apple introduced iOS 8 earlier today and one of the many new features is support for voice calls over Wi-Fi. iOS 8 won't be available to most people until the fall, but Wi-Fi calling will be available to T-Mobile's iPhone customers as soon as the new operating system from Apple arrives.
All we need is for Apple to discover that phone calls can be handled over wifi. They'll "enhance" Facetime's voice call feature so that anytime you call another iOS device it will be routed automatically through the internet. Then when you change from an iPhone to an Android you will find that no one with an iPhone can call you because a feature you didn't even know existed has hijacked your phone number and routed incoming phone calls to purgatory. Then when you find out the reason behind this you will attempt to fix it and find that you just can't break Apple's grip on your phone number.
Oh well, I'm probably just being paranoid. Apple is wonderful and they'd never break a cellular feature like that.
The reason is because their network is very spotty. They almost never work outside of the city, if you are indoors and don't have WiFi forget about making phone calls. If it wasn't for WiFi calling I would have dropped Tmo and paid more for better cov... (continues)