AT&T Confirms Mobile Hotspot Support for iPhone
AT&T spokesperson Seth Bloom confirmed to Phone Scoop via email that the carrier will support the mobile hotspot feature in iOS 4.3 once it becomes available on March 11. Bloom said, "To utilize this feature, customers will need to subscribe to the DataPro 4GB/$45 tethering data plan." The DataPro plan is the same one that's required for users wishing to tether their iPhone to a laptop. The mobile hotspot feature will allow the iPhone to be used to create a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot and provide Internet access to other devices.
Boost Mobile's Latest Hotspot Costs $50
Boost Mobile today debuted the Netgear Fuse, a mobile hotspot that can provide up to 10 hours of web surfing for up to 10 devices via WiFi. The hotspot has a 2,500mAh battery and a 1.77-inch display, which provides device status info.
Alcatel Linkzone Mobile Hotspot Now Available from T-Mobile
Alcatel today announced the Linkzone, a mobile hotspot for T-Mobile. The Linkzone connects to T-Mobile's LTE 4G network and can provide WiFi-based access to up to 15 other mobile devices, such as laptops and tablets.
T-Mobile Increases Mobile Hotspot Allowance
T-Mobile has given its unlimited data customers 2 more gigabytes of data just for mobile hotspot use. The unlimited plan costs $80 per month and had included 5 GB for mobile hotspots; now customers have access to 7 GB of data for mobile hotspots.
Virgin Offering $25 Monthly Smartphone Plan
Virgin Mobile USA today announced a limited-time offer that drops the price of its entry-level smartphone plan to $25 per month. The Unlimited Talk and Text plan is available to select Android smartphones, including the LG Volt, LG Optimus F3, Kyocera Hydro Vibe, and several others.
Lets compare this to Sprints
Inferior network and phone
Sprint = Unlimited for $30
Better network, better phone (EVO/EPIC) and $15 cheaper a month.
ATT's network is faster and has better coverage. Also, ATT's network isn't some dead-end technology that is going to be phased out.
The iPhone 4 > The EVO and especially the Epic. The retur...
Or... you can just pay a $20 1 time fee and tether unlimited...
Hey AT&T, I have a better Idea...