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No extra charge for mobile hotspot on Verizon’s iPad 4G LTE data plan – not even available through AT&T

0. phoneArena posted on 08 Mar 2012, 20:26

In addition to 4G LTE capabilities, Tim Cook also announced that Apple’s latest addition to its iPad lineup would be able to be used as a mobile hotspot. Apparently that is only half true – at launch anyway...

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posted on 08 Mar 2012, 20:57 1

1. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

Wow PhoneArena, Giz had this hours ago, and they aren't even that great of a site!

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 22:52 3

3. Orbitman (Posts: 110; Member since: 09 Oct 2011)

shutup meg

...i've always wanted to use that line

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 21:24 2

2. tuminatr (Posts: 862; Member since: 23 Feb 2009)

same as the android tabs not a big deal

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 23:45

4. jiggaphone (Posts: 9; Member since: 25 Mar 2011)

price per gig it only applies if you want the largest 3GB for thirty or 2GB for thirty hmmm no math major here but yeah.....

posted on 09 Mar 2012, 01:21

5. Goldeneye (Posts: 419; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)

“We are working with Apple to enable this feature in the future, but we currently do not offer it.” it's not Apple is you at&t!, come on

posted on 11 Mar 2012, 13:00

11. cellgeek82 (Posts: 518; Member since: 20 Dec 2009)

AT&T always put the blame on others. This is very obvious now. It's like when their network craps out. AT&T is like, well it's those heavy users crippling our towers! Whatever AT&T!

posted on 09 Mar 2012, 10:33

6. theoak (Posts: 324; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)

Verizon "new" iPad has hotspot included ... in my books ... Verizon has won.

It is an expensive hotspot mind you ... but if I am mobile ... somewhere ... I have other devices (PC, laptop) ... that need internet ... BOOM ... "new" iPad.

Mind you ... would need to watch the data usage ... with is the "gotcha" ... but still ... FREE ... hotspot is HUGE. With a LTE phone ... Verizon is going to charge me for hotspot/tethering.

posted on 09 Mar 2012, 10:46 2

7. duude (Posts: 3; Member since: 09 Mar 2012)


posted on 09 Mar 2012, 16:08

8. roscuthiii (Posts: 2246; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

Does Verizon offer this on their other tablets, or are they just giving Apple another handy under the table here?

posted on 10 Mar 2012, 00:16

9. W.P._Android_in_that_Order (Posts: 208; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)

I have it on the android tablet that im using right now thru Verizon.

-sent from my Samsung Galaxy Tab 7

posted on 11 Mar 2012, 00:04

10. jkapster (Posts: 50; Member since: 15 Dec 2010)

Elixir2 gets you it free anyway, lol!

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