The next generation release of Android, dubbed Froyo, in version 2.2 will see a native WiFi and USB tethering app courtesy of Google. There is no indication whether the feature can be turned off by carriers or if carriers can charge or add tethering into their billing system at this time. Additionally, while the
It looks like Android’s next build will bringing a variety of new features, which includes overall performance improvements, native Adobe Flash support, and now tethering. The downside is that users still have to wait for carriers and manufacturers to approve the upgrade for existing devices and then wait for the upgrade to drop.