Tag Archives: Tethering

T-Mobile G2 To Get Wi-Fi Calling Update Starting Tomorrow!

Owners of the T-Mobile G2 have been left wondering when or if they might be graced with the goodness that is Android Wi-Fi calling.  Well, wonder no more as T-Mobile will officially start sending out an OTA update starting tomorrow.  November 3rd to November 8th, G2 owners will receive the Android Wi-Fi calling feature.  Of course, included in the Wi-Fi calling feature is the tethering option as well.  Not sure what the deal … [read full article]

T-Mobile Adding Data Plan To New Data Lineup?

After some apparent confusion regarding the delay of the 200MB data plan set to launch tomorrow for T-Mobile, they have readied a second plan to launch November 14th along with it. The $15 200MB plan will NOT require a contract extension and can be added to any existing rate plan. I’m a little curious by the line that says, “New even more promotional plans will launch to support this new feature…” Are we … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching $14.99 Tethering Plan November 3rd

Although we already knew that a new plan for customers that want to Tether was coming soon and then yesteday, confirmed for November 3rd, the folks over at BGR have recieved details on the new tethering plan. T-Mobile will officially offer the $14.99 /MonthTethering and WiFi-Sharing Add-On beginning November 3rd. The plan will allow subscribers to use their smartphones as a tethered modem or Wi-Fi hotspot. To qualify for the $14.99 Tethering add-on, you will need to have a … [read full article]

Release Date Madness For T-Mobile, Confirming Confirmed Info

Hot on the heels of confirmation regarding a November 3rd launch of myTouch 4G and I mean literally minutes later comes yet another source of confirmation regarding upcoming launches. While we don’t see anything brand spanking new on the above screen shot, it does confirm pretty much all of our rumored information for a massive November 3rd launch. Also included would be the Galaxy Tab, Data Plan changes, tethering changes and yet, the … [read full article]

(Updated) LG Optimus T Demo Arrives In Stores

The LG Optimus T doesn’t have the same word of mouth buzz as the myTouch HD/4G “whatever” does right now but or a middle of the road Android smartphone, it fits the bill perfectly. Expected to launch the first few weeks of November the first demo phones have started to arrive in stores, presumably without the Wi-Fi calling option we are all so eagerly anticipating. However, given that it’s almost a week and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says Tethering Not Permitted, Will Support In The Near Future

I’m sure the following news will make a good amount of you that use your handset to tether unhappy, especially considering the news last week of Magenta reducing its data cap to 5GB. T-Mobile has released a new statement to employees reminding them that according to T-Mobile Terms & Conditions, using a phone as a modem or tethering a phone is prohibited. Magenta claims that customers using their handsets to tether use a lot more … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reducing Data Cap, Will Throttle Speeds After 5GB Of Usage

Bad news for those of you that use more than 5GB of data each month. Starting October 16th, T-Mobile will enforce a new policy that will reduce data speeds once the subscriber exceeds 5GB of data usage in a billing cycle. If you may recall, previously the data cap was 10GB/month. Magenta states that this new policy should only affect less than 1% of its customer base, and is being enforced to guarantee that all … [read full article]

T-Mobile Clarifies Wi-Fi Calling And Tethering Reports On G2

T-Mobile has issued a brief statement to clarify reports that began yesterday with XDA Developers forum releasing an unconfirmed report of a software update that initialized the Wi-Fi calling feature on the G2. “Wi-Fi Calling and tethering Wi-Fi sharing are not currently supported on the T-Mobile G2. T-Mobile knows these features are important to consumers and we’re working to deliver them to G2 users in the future. We have nothing further to announce at … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2 OTA Rolling Out, Brings WiFi Calling?

Well that was quick! Just six days after its official launch, there have been reports of a T-Mobile G2 OTA update rolling out this morning. The update is the G2′s first OTA update which reportedly enables WiFi-Calling (surprise, suprise) Mobile hotspot creation, update to the radio code (which will hopefully rectify the reception issues I’ve been having), and includes a few other fixes. We’ve yet to recieve the update on our T-Mobile G2, … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2 Will Not Support Tethering At Launch

Update 1: T-Mobile has provided an official statement regarding the tethering option: “T-Mobile does not currently support handset tethering or offer a tethering rate plan.  Though tethering and Wi-Fi sharing will not be initially supported on the T-Mobile G2, we know that consumers are interested in these features and we are working to develop a solution to support them in the future.” We’ve trying to confirm this one either way since the announcement … [read full article]