Personal hotspot is a feature being touted by Verizon as it prepares to sell a CDMA flavor of the iPhone 4 February 10th. What Verizon’s CEO and COO failed to mentioned during the press blitz that followed the announcement was pricing and data usage for personal hotspot with the iPhone 4. Now, we have more details.
Brenda Raney, a spokeswoman for Verizon confirmed the Personal Hotspot feature would be the same plan that’s been available for Android users. IPhone users on Verizon will be able to pay $20 dollars a month for the privilege to connect up to a 5 devices at one time the phone’s 3G Internet connection. When devices are connected to the iPhone through personal hotspot, they have a share of 2 GB per data that’s accessible each month. Be careful to monitor you data usage as every Gigabyte over the 2 GB cap will be an additional charge of $20. This is separate than the soft 5GB cap on the ‘unlimited data plan that will be available for incoming iPhone users.
Making the iPhone switch to Verizon February 10th? Read Apple Gazette’s post “Everything You Need To Know About The iPhone” to learn more!