1. 11B1P's Avatar
    is there a tethering app that I can use for internet access for my tablet on the go?

    Thanks.
    09-05-2011 12:44 PM
  2. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    If you have a Focus or Omnia 7 this might work for you wbdillworth but of course you will more than likely have another phone. :)

    http://www.mobiletechworld.com/2010/...es-if-you-can/

    Apparently it doesn't work for everyone but might be worth a try.
    09-05-2011 05:51 PM
  3. 11B1P's Avatar
    If you have a Focus or Omnia 7 this might work for you wbdillworth but of course you will more than likely have another phone. :)

    Enable USB Tethering on the Samsung Omnia 7 and Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7 phones..if you can | MobileTechWorld

    Apparently it doesn't work for everyone but might be worth a try.
    Thanks. I just ordered the HTC Trophy. I'm hoping that when Mango is released, the xda group will get a hack for the free tethering.
    09-05-2011 06:00 PM
  4. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Yes let's hope tethering arrives sooner rather than later wbdillworth. :)
    09-05-2011 06:05 PM
  5. palandri's Avatar
    Let me preface this by saying, I think if a person buys 2GB of data/internet from a wireless carrier, they should be able to use it however they want. Whether it's on their phone or laptop.

    I read an article recently that said Verizon is going to start crackdown on tethering like AT&T has. AT&T adds $45 a month to your bill for tethering. U.S. wireless carriers consider it a theft of service and a violation of your contract.

    I think it's bogus that you can't use your 2GB of data/internet however you want, but just keep that in mind. They could charge you for it and cancel your contract.
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    09-05-2011 08:23 PM
  6. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Couldn't agree more palandri. I'm just glad my network has genuinely unlimited data and you can use it as you see fit, they allow tethering no problem.

    It's rediculous that most networks frown on tethering, what the heck difference does it make to them what you do with your data limit. Grrrrrrr
    09-06-2011 04:00 AM
  7. palandri's Avatar
    It was a big debate in the states called net neutrality. Home internet providers were threatening to block online movie providers at one point. The FCC finally stepped in and said that home cable/DSL providers couldn't demand cash from online movie providers, but they put no regulations on wireless providers. So wireless providers can do what they want in the states.

    I am guessing the next big debate will be over unlocked/unbranded LTE phones. I am guessing that wireless providers in the U.S. won't allow an unlocked/unbranded LTE phone on their network, or allow a Verizon LTE phone on an AT&T LTE network.
    09-06-2011 06:27 AM
  8. Reflexx's Avatar
    I agree that unlocked LTE phones will probably be a big fight.

    With all the major carriers going to LTE, it will create an environment where there could be true competition for services. And I don't think carriers are happy about that.
    palandri likes this.
    09-06-2011 01:56 PM
  9. palandri's Avatar
    I agree that unlocked LTE phones will probably be a big fight.

    With all the major carriers going to LTE, it will create an environment where there could be true competition for services. And I don't think carriers are happy about that.
    I agree! I also think some of the small carriers are starting to scare the big carriers. Numerous Cricket Wireless stores have popped up around me, and I think the offer unlimited everything for $55 a month and there's no contract.
    09-06-2011 08:15 PM
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