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Im getting a Iphone 4s soon and i was wondering if it can pwifi hotspot and if it costs money??
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Do you mean can you use it as a wifi hotspot?

If so, the answer is yes the iPhone 4s supports a 'Personal Hotspot' - you can connect up to 5 devices ...... However your network provider/contract has to support it.

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As an example, my iPhone 4 supports personal hotspot, but my carrier (Fido, in Canada) only allows it if my data plan is 1GB or more.
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On my data plan (Vodafone UK), it costs an extra fiver for 25MB of mobile data (tethered).

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I'm on Three in the UK - 35 gets you unlimited data (including tethering - and calls and texts)

But most UK suppliers have a 'bolt-on' tariff for tethered (wifi hotspot) data.

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Verizon and AT&T in the US both have tethering options, it's usually an extra $40/month I think.

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Is hotspot only make influence on the consumed traffic in the data plan? Interesting to learn that some other conditions exists, like carrier should allow this. I am able to share Internet with iPhone4 and iPhone4S over USB, WiFi and sometimes Bluetooth. I am using prepaid SIM.
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