Tethering

Sprint bumps per GB price on hotspot plans for phones

In a bid to encourage more customers to use their mobile phone as a wireless hotspot, Sprint has revamped its mobile hotspot tethering services on smartphones. There’s a new lower-priced plan but it will cost more per gigabyte. So will the new $50 plan.

AT&T to Unauthorized Tetherers: Pay Up or Else

AT&T is tired of giving customers who are sharing their smartphones’ data plans via unauthorized tethering a free ride. The company is sending out notifications to users who are tethering their devices without the requisite plan, letting them that the free ride is over.