Engadget posts a purported internal AT&T sales document sharing details of Apple’s iOS 4.3 launch scheduled for next Friday, March 11th. According to the document, the personal hotspot functionality included in the update, which the carrier has already announced that it will support will be limited to three connected Wi-Fi devices.
Apple’s own iOS 4.3 preview page offers similar language with additional detail revealing the limitations:
Apple elaborates even further in a footnote on the page, revealing device limitations for each of the connection methods:
Interestingly, while identical language is present on Apple’s iOS 4.3 preview pages for customers in Canada, Australia, Japan, and many other countries, suggesting that the limitation is Apple’s and not AT&T’s, pages for customers in European countries simply mention the total limit of five devices.