Last week, an Optus spokesperson confirmed the carrier will allow its subscribers to use the iPhone's tethering application, now however, included iPhone data allowance will not be able to be used for data tethering.
The third-generation of Apple’s iPhone allows “tethering” - where the phone can be used as a 3G mobile broadband modem.
Now Optus customers will face extra-charges, $15 for 500mb according to Gizmodo, to use this function.
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