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Microsoft director for WP7 confirms tethering functionality, but carriers will control it

0. phoneArena posted on 23 Sep 2010, 15:06

Adding more credibility to this functionality out of the box, Microsoft's Director for Windows Phone 7, Brandon Watson, said that tethering...

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:48

1. rafael.roque (Posts: 78; Member since: 03 Jul 2010)

So Windows 7 phones are capable out of the box, but it will still be up to the network providers to enable it or disable it. Way to be pro-customer Microsoft.

posted on 23 Sep 2010, 18:23

2. shimmyx20 (Posts: 280; Member since: 03 Mar 2009)

It does suck, but I'm sure people will find a way to get around the restrictions that carriers may place on this. They need to make the phone appeal to the carriers too, who are all about control. We love our carrier subsidized phones here in the US, so if carriers aren't going to carry it, there goes a huge chunk of sales.

posted on 24 Sep 2010, 06:16

3. PHONE FREAK (unregistered)

I'm sure t-mobile will allow it =]

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