beginning June 12, MetroPCS, will allow customers to use their phones as hotspots at no extra charge. Metro currently charges $5/month to enable hotspot.
Customers on MetroPCS’ $60/month plan, with includes unlimited talk and messaging and unlimited, unthrottled data for on-phone use, will be allowed 6 GB of full speed hotspot data. After 6 GB, hotspot will still work at the throttled speed of 128 Mbps.
MetroPCS’ less expensive plans will also allow free full speed hotspot up to the plan’s high speed data limit, with unlimited 128 Kbps hotspot after the limit is reached.
In addition, customers on the $60 plan who purchase the $5/month hotspot add-on will get an extra 1 GB of full-speed hotspot data for a total of 7 GB/month.