“Here’s a bit of cheery news from the Web 2.0 Summit: AT&T Mobility President and CEO Ralph De La Vega just told interviewer Michael Arrington that the company is working with Apple to let the iPhone serve as a tethered wireless modem for laptops soon. And he says it’ll be available ‘soon,'” Harry McCracken reports for Technologizer.

“Even if AT&T wants more money for a tethering plan–and I’m assuming it will charge something like $50 or $60 a month–I think a lot of people will sign up,” McCracken opines.

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: We’re on board as soon as it’s offered (although, we’d prefer it to be less than $60 more per month as we’re already paying AT&T for our iPhone service). NetShare works (and it costs us nothing extra for service), but we expect a less convoluted solution from Apple and AT&T. Verizon Wireless is about to lose multiple $60/mo. EVDO accounts from us!

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “sperryj” for the heads up.]