Windows Mobile Internet Sharing coverage?

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Windows Mobile Internet Sharing coverage?

Hi.
 
I'm an really confused now, because of random other opinions I've seen while searching.
 
So here's my question: If I have a MediaNET data plan on my Windows Mobile phone (8525), and I plug it into my computer, and enable Internet Sharing, will I be charged extra for having my computer plugged in? Or will my data plan cover it?
 
Thanks.
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‎09-30-2015 1:39 AM

Re: Windows Mobile Internet Sharing coverage?

If you don't have a PDA data plan that includes tethering, you will be charged an additional $0.01/kb of data transferred.  Internet sharing uses the isp.cingular APN, which is not provisioned on the MediaNet or PDA personal plans and you will be charged accordingly.  Been there, done that.  Smiley Wink
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Re: Windows Mobile Internet Sharing coverage?

That's lame.
 
What stops me from just writing a program for my phone that connects to MediaNET and then relays to my computer?
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Re: Windows Mobile Internet Sharing coverage?

Perhaps the terms of service agreement that you signed?
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Re: Windows Mobile Internet Sharing coverage?

*sigh* thats true.

 
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Re: Windows Mobile Internet Sharing coverage?

And, on top of that, you are already on the wrong data plan.  Your "MediaNet" plan is for non-PDA type devices.  You, as a PDA user, SHOULD be on the PDA personal plan (currently $30/mo).  You, like so many others, "slipped through the cracks" when you upgraded to your 8525.  While not "right", you may go indefinitely without AT&T discovering their error.  If you suddenly started pumping massive amounts of data through the phone by tethering, it would PROBABLY raise some flags and get you a serious monetary adjustment to your bill....
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Re: Windows Mobile Internet Sharing coverage?

Thats the plan I meant, I just forgot what it was called.
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