I Must Be Missing Something...What Is The Main Point Of Tethering?
From what I gather the main reason people tether is to use their phone as a mobile hotspot. Is that right or am I missing something? Are there any other benefits to this? I'm not knocking the people that use it for this but that is something I really have no need to do and was just wondering if there was something else that tethering accomplishes that I'm missing out on.
Thanks for any info.
- 09-27-2010, 10:55 AM #2
I'm traveling. I have a laptop that needs connectivity. There's WiFi available at the airport, but they want $14 for access, so I tether my phone so I can surf the web and get email.
Better yet, I made my company get me an aircard
- 09-27-2010, 10:55 AM #3
- 09-27-2010, 11:10 AM #5
Conceivably, some might opt to use the tether instead of paying for home internet access via cable or (gasp!) land line service provider. However, from what I understand, it's not as efficient as a direct DSL connection. And, I would think it might take a toll on the DX after a while, if used a lot (??)
- 09-27-2010, 11:15 AM #6
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