In the context of mobile devices, what does the term tethering involve?
- connecting a mobile device to another mobile device or computer to share a network connection
- connecting a mobile device to a USB port on a computer in order to charge the mobile device
- connecting a mobile device to a hands-free headset
- connecting a mobile device to a 4G cellular network
Tethering allows a laptop or PC to use the Internet connection of a mobile device such as a cell phone, usually through a cellular data connection. This allows devices to connect to the Internet in locations where there is no Wi-Fi or cabled connection, but where there is still a cellular data connection.