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Originally Posted by GIRLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL You said people will cancel their Existing High speed service through AT&T to tether through an iPhone.. you said nothing about people with dial up ....
10-09-2009, 05:46 PM #61
I know people on hard times, I know how thrifty they are, I know they don't give a damn about your Tivo, they wanna eat and keep the kids online learning their homework. I'm fortunate enough to not have the problem, but to have the insight. These people WILL cut their cable off for tethering.
He said, as he sat here smelling a yankee candle on his high speed connection.........
Last edited by one1; 10-09-2009 at 05:51 PM.Screw #Winning, I'm #Juanning
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10-09-2009, 07:00 PM #62
Tethering is still a $30 add-on, you can get Cable (initially most providers give discounts giving you a substantial first year savings) or DSL for that price.. you're over analyzing it. I was simply giving an EXAMPLE of what can't be used through tethering for the iPhone and there are many more examples. $30 for crippled internet access is no value or reason to switch from hard lined internet. You can also get iPhone data off of your plan if you must, just need an IMEI of a dumbphone. = $30 savings with HS access still intact at home
Chances are if anyone is struggling to feed their kids, the iPhones are being sold and the account is going into collections and they're managing with a Cricket or MetroPCS phone.
Even more savings!
Last edited by GIRLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL; 10-09-2009 at 07:00 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
10-09-2009, 07:12 PM #63
10-09-2009, 07:14 PM #64
Apple should enable tethering at large and leave to individual sevice providers to make the service available... For us that have iPhones outside US and have good service providers (F.U. AT&T!) we should be able to have tethering working for us... WTF Apple!?!?!? Have you become Micorosoft?!?!?...
10-09-2009, 07:23 PM #65
Who said every carrier isn't about the money? AT&T has always been about how cheaply we can run our network - Especially back when I had them and a cheap LG flip phone, which is NOT ok.
10-10-2009, 05:34 AM #66
Oh. I get it. The iPhone is a tether ball."foreign corporations > swedish law"
10-10-2009, 06:45 AM #67
Wow, Canada is finally getting access to iPhone crap faster than the front-runners, the United States of America. First MMS photo messaging now tethering!
Don't worry south of the 49th parallel... I've been tethering since the day 3.0 came out.You don't have to lie to kick it.
10-10-2009, 02:18 PM #68
12-11-2009, 12:51 AM #69
att allow tethering? naw. not happeningkillall Terminal