Over the weekend, Telstra quietly switched on the tethering function for iPhone users on Telstra contracts. Unlike Optus, there’s no extra charges being suggested, but as Nick at Gizmodo points out, Telstra’s stingy data limits mean this makes less sense than a dedicated dongle if you need frequent connectivity. [Whirlpool via Gizmodo]
Tethering Now Enabled On Telstra iPhones
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