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  Reply # 445238 3-Mar-2011 18:01 Send private message

Prepare for the worst hope for the best. Half empty half full.




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  Reply # 445239 3-Mar-2011 18:02 Send private message

To expand on DeroyBoy's post, Internet Tethering has been renamed to Personal Hotspot and adds the ability to use it as a wireless Hotspot and only on the iPhone 4, so I hardly think all those people using 'Personal Hotspot' on their 3G or 3GS are suddenly going to find themselves looking at paying extra for the same method of tethering they've always used.




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  Reply # 445243 3-Mar-2011 18:11 Send private message

Not available on 3GS? Damn I am going to be in a world of hurt once iPhone 5 comes out #deliberatelywithholdingfeatures




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  Reply # 445265 3-Mar-2011 19:40 Send private message

ahmad: Ok that's slightly reassuring. So what's the deal with "tethering plans" overseas then???


 

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  Reply # 445267 3-Mar-2011 19:46 Send private message

Exactly my concern. Enough spoken.




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  Reply # 445285 3-Mar-2011 20:23 Send private message

Ill do this when the xperia play comes out! any news on the nz date yet?

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  Reply # 445465 4-Mar-2011 11:48 Send private message

ahmad: Exactly my concern. Enough spoken.


They don't charge for it now. You're right, they could, but they don't. Why would this change?




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  Reply # 445466 4-Mar-2011 11:58 Send private message

munchkin:
ahmad: Exactly my concern. Enough spoken.


They don't charge for it now. You're right, they could, but they don't. Why would this change?


maybe they can't?

By that, I mean maybe they don't have the ability to tell whether you are tethering or not.

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Nonpraying so how do they know in the US?




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  Reply # 445476 4-Mar-2011 12:35 Send private message

ahmad: Nonpraying so how do they know in the US?


maybe they have better/different systems.

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  Reply # 445494 4-Mar-2011 13:29 Send private message

There is a separate apn setting for tethering. Maybe they monitor it thru that.

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