USB Tethering coming to Windows Phone 7 ?

File this under the rumor category: Rich Dudley, Technical Evangelist at ComponetOne just tweeted the following:

Official word–Windows Phone 7 will support USB tethering, carriers can NOT charge extra, above the data plan. #WP7 #fb

I don’t know what to think about this one given that from what I have seen in Windows Phone 7 (even in the RTM Rom) there was sign of tethering support. And the part about carriers not charging any extra also sounds suspicious. Australian carrier Tesltra has also confirmed not long ago that this feature wasn’t present in the OS. Everything’s possible though…Let’s wait and see.

Source: Rich Dudley via WMExperts