Originally Posted by one11sgt
You are using the same amount of bandwidth and megabytes to view this forum on your mobile device as you would on your computer. So please tell me.....how is VZW negatively impacted by using your computer through your mobile device?
If everyone only viewed this forum and did nothing else ever on their home computer, your strawman would be valid.
Here in the real world, internet users use the web to do things like download torrents, play Xbox and other high bandwidth tasks.
The net/net is that tethering creates additional traffic on VZW's network.