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As part of a settlement with the FCC, Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) has agreed to stop blocking its...

As part of a settlement with the FCC, Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) has agreed to stop blocking its customers from downloading tethering and mobile hotspot apps from Android Market. The settlement threatens Verizon's lucrative hotspot and 4G modem subscriptions. A similar deal with AT&T (T) could soon follow. Apple has thus far blocked tethering/hotspot apps from the App Store at the request of carriers.
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  • bbouman1855
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    This will be one more cost they will need to try and pass on to consumers.
    31 Jul 2012, 06:15 PM Reply Like
  • freebra
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    THAT'S FOR SURE, MY FRIEND.
    31 Jul 2012, 09:27 PM Reply Like
  • Headcoach
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    Another reason why Verizon customer should look else where.
    1 Aug 2012, 12:42 AM Reply Like
  • backazimuth
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    I own Verizon but have used Walmart's Straight Talk for three years.
    1 Aug 2012, 09:43 AM Reply Like
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