1. Chrisy's Avatar
    Just wondering- does anyone tether anymore?

    I first got TetherBerry a few years ago and I've LOVED it ever since!

    I like to tether when traveling, out of wifi area and of course at home because I don't have wifi or Internet access other than Tether.

    I love a good tether, it saves me what...$40 a month?

    It's surprisingly fast using an old 9650 too! I plug it in, sit the BlackBerry where you see it and off I go.
    04-15-12 02:22 PM
  2. BB_Bmore's Avatar
    I tether all the time and even use a program called conectify that allows my laptop and playbook to run off my phones data connection. its awesome.

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    04-15-12 03:16 PM
  3. pkcable's Avatar
    I only tether with the program you mentioned which is now called just Tether. For the PB I just use bridging.
    04-15-12 03:22 PM
  4. RDarrylR's Avatar
    I just started as my new plan with my 9900 includes it. It goes well with the playbook.
    04-15-12 03:24 PM
  5. Chrisy's Avatar
    Cool. I was wondering if tethering is old skool.
    04-15-12 03:26 PM
  6. madman0141's Avatar
    I just bridge it seems easier even though it tends to eat a lot of battery power. I tethered a couple of times but that was when my carrier at the time wanted me to pay to bridge. Since leaving that carrier I now bridge for free with Sprint and no longer need to tether. Sorry having a senior moment that is why it took multiple sentences to answer a yes or no question.
    04-15-12 03:30 PM
  7. BlackBerry Guy's Avatar
    I use hotspot from my 9900 unless I specifically need a Bridge feature.
    04-15-12 03:32 PM
  8. jafobabe's Avatar
    Since I'm on AT&T and the tethering would cost me an extra data plan, I use the bridge..
    04-15-12 03:55 PM
  9. auditman's Avatar
    I bought the software tether before. But now my 9810 has hotspot i just use that feature.
    No more tethering.
    04-15-12 04:01 PM
  10. Chrisy's Avatar
    Is the hotspot free? I know my carrier charges for that. That's why I tether still. Though I do use bridge to PlayBook.

    But with my Dell, free tether and I like it connected by USB so my Berry charges.

    Tether (formerly TetherBerry) used to be hot. Not used as often anymore I suppose.
    04-15-12 04:09 PM
  11. pkcable's Avatar
    Hotspot is not free, it's 20 per month at Verizon.
    04-15-12 04:23 PM
  12. Chrisy's Avatar
    I know it is for VZW. I thought UK carriers included tethering.
    04-15-12 04:25 PM
  13. jonathon.94's Avatar
    I use PDA Net
    04-15-12 05:36 PM
  14. crackfinder's Avatar
    I tether when I am not home. With my PlayBook I bridge.
    04-15-12 05:44 PM
  15. ronnel.gacutana's Avatar
    I tether with my phone if my internet at home goes down, but that rarely happens. Most of the time, I use tethering if I'm away with my laptop.
    04-15-12 07:33 PM
  16. manofice1's Avatar
    I have a tethering plan inplace but now I use hotshot with the same plan
    04-15-12 07:45 PM
  17. CanuckSoldier's Avatar
    I use both my wifi hotspot with my laptop, but sometimes still need Tether on occasion as well.

    04-15-12 09:12 PM
  18. Duvi's Avatar
    Cool. I was wondering if tethering is old skool.
    What is this tethering you speak of?
    04-17-12 12:24 AM