Official tethering coming soon to the iPhone

Summary:At Web 2.0 AT&T Mobility President and CEO Ralph De La Vega announced that AT&T is working with Apple to officially release iPhone tethering "soon.

At Web 2.0 AT&T Mobility President and CEO Ralph De La Vega announced that AT&T is working with Apple to officially release iPhone tethering "soon." Tethering allows another computer (i.e. a notebook) to piggyback on a phone's 3G Internet connection.

It will be interesting to see what AT&T charges for iPhone tethering – they charge US$10 per month on their other smartphones. I hope that it's not too expensive otherwise people might opt to tether for free.

Topics: AT&T, Browser, Hardware, iPhone, Mobility, Networking, Smartphones, Wi-Fi

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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