Originally Posted by wiisixtyfour
Correct (its the same for the original Lucid), there is some setting or value in the stock ROM that disables WiFi tethering as described. If you get a completely custom ROM such as CyanogenMod you would be able to tether with any plan (as it is on the Lucid)
OK, makes sense, thanks. I guess its all up to the guys who know what to do!