Can the iPhone 5 be used as a hotspot? Thanks.
Yes, if your carrier supports the option and you have a tethering plan with your carrier.
Yes, but only if it is provisioned in your data plan,
Verify that your carrier supports Personal Hotspot for your device and that you have Personal Hotspot enabled on your cellular plan:
From Here > http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3574
Personal Hot spot
Understanding > http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4517
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