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Topic # 225908 11-Dec-2017 10:39
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I have heard people say this before.  Is this right?  If one uses a 3/4G phone in a Wifi hotpot can the laptop and other devices get online?   Cheers.  


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  Reply # 1916471 11-Dec-2017 10:43
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Only on unlimited plans. (Is tethering restricted)

 


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  Reply # 1916475 11-Dec-2017 10:46
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Do you mean "in a wifi hotspot" or "as a wifi hotspot"?


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Yes, is not like the US where most plans restrict tethering.  Annoyed at Spark for being the first to restrict it with their latest 'unlimited' plan, but no restrictions on any other plan on any other network.




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  Reply # 1916552 11-Dec-2017 11:25
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Thanks all. To put my phone into hotspot mode and let others use my data. The spell checker said tethering was not correct..... I see skinny direct and spark now have unlimited plans.

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  Reply # 1916566 11-Dec-2017 11:32
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rayonline: Thanks all. To put my phone into hotspot mode and let others use my data. The spell checker said tethering was not correct..... But do any providers here have unlimited data? Not that I am seeking.

 

 

 

Spark and 2D do have Unlimited offerings, they do have some policies backing them for obvious reasons.

 

All Normal fixed data plans as far as i have seen, do not have tethering limitations.





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  Reply # 1916652 11-Dec-2017 12:56
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VodafoneNZ and 2Degrees do not restrict PHS only Spark on the unlimited mobile data plan but you can buy add-on's for PHS on this plan that is restricted

 

PHS = Personal Hot Spot

 

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  Reply # 1916657 11-Dec-2017 12:58
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VodafoneNZ and 2Degrees do not restrict PHS only Spark on the unlimited mobile data plan but you can buy add-on's for PHS on this plan that is restricted


PHS = Personal Hot Spot


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Hm. Sure i recall something in the fine print. Alas i can always be wrong :)




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  Reply # 1916658 11-Dec-2017 13:02
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hio77:
Linux:

 

VodafoneNZ and 2Degrees do not restrict PHS only Spark on the unlimited mobile data plan but you can buy add-on's for PHS on this plan that is restricted

 

PHS = Personal Hot Spot

 

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Hm. Sure i recall something in the fine print. Alas i can always be wrong :)

 

I am sure 2D don't do an unlimited mobile data plan but I could be wrong

 

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  Reply # 1916668 11-Dec-2017 13:15
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hio77:
Linux:

 

VodafoneNZ and 2Degrees do not restrict PHS only Spark on the unlimited mobile data plan but you can buy add-on's for PHS on this plan that is restricted

 

PHS = Personal Hot Spot

 

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Hm. Sure i recall something in the fine print. Alas i can always be wrong :)

 

I am sure 2D don't do an unlimited mobile data plan but I could be wrong

 

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Didn't they do one, then quickly switch for a alternative (better market positioned) offering..

 

 

 

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https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile/pay-monthly/max-plan/

 

Was quickly replaced with the 25GB plan as an official listed offering. 





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@hio77 aaahhhh yes I remember now :)

 

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