Editor’s Note: The following article is reprinted from Computerworld Australia.
Last week, an Optus spokesperson confirmed the carrier will allow its subscribers to use the iPhone's tethering application; now however, the 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.
This story, "Optus iPhone 3G S pricing plan reveals tethering charge in Australia" was originally published by Computerworld UK.