Mobile broadband is the marketing term for wireless Internet access through a portable modem, mobile phone (called "cell phones" in North America and South Africa), USB Wireless Modem, or other mobile devices.

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Cannot get Sierra Airprime EM7455 configured

I can go through the Mobile Broadband "Add a new connection" but it does not take. Just runs through the wizard. I did notice two lines in usb-devices output but don't know what they mean. Any help ...
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How to configure GSM modem network type (EDGE/UMTS/Auto/etc) since Ubuntu 16.04?

I use USB Modem (Mobile Broadband) to connect to the internet. Prior to Ubuntu 16.04, there used to be a connection setting where you can set a Network-Type (aka gsm.network-type property) through ...
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USB Modem can't be connected on Ubuntu 16.04

USB modem is detecting in network manager, but clicking on connect button, it keeps on going for few minutes and disconnects thereafter. I thought It was a fault with my computer. But wasn't. I tried ...
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How to install MMX210G 3G in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit [closed]

I've tried using the help given in this section but it couldn't work. I've tried using Sakis3g script but it says couldn't switch modem. Even after trying usb_modeswitch.d from a tutorial my modem ...
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Can not connect to mobile broadband even when modem is detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I connect the Linktop U100(CDMA2000 1X USB modem) the "New Mobile broadband connection" alongwith "Enable mobile broadband" appears in network drop-down menu but ...
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Setting up HUAWEI E173 for Broadband by using sakis3g returns “ERROR” for PIN

I am in Sri Lanka and the cheapest way to connect to the internet is by using broadband. I bought a Huawei E173 and a sim-card from dialog with internet. I checked and it's all set up properly. When ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 USB modem detected as CD-ROM. Unable to connect

I am facing difficulty in installing my USB modem in Ubuntu 16.04. Most of the time I connect my USB broadband modem it is connected as CD-ROM. What I understood from the web was that usb-modeswitch ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Mobile-Broadband USB stick sometimes not detected at all

I am facing similar issue as mentioned in following question: Mobile-Broadband stick sometimes not detected at all Whereas only difference is I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and modem as Tata Photon plus. ...
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How to get mobile data working (Three data SIM, Huawei ME906s, Xenial)

I've recently acquired a Thinkpad T460p that has a Huawei ME906s LTE modem card installed. I bought a PAYG SIM card from Three UK to use with it. I cannot get this combination to work. I'm using ...
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Network Usage Monitor

Is there any working app to monitor Daily, Weekly , Monthly data usage via wifi/Ethernet. I do have limited data usage plans. System monitor is not of my taste, it just tell me data usage of current ...
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Where to find active gprs provider as non-root user?

On my Aquaris E4.5 I have a working solution (shell & perl scripts) to monitor my mobile data usage. Unfortunately it relies on a cron job for which I had to remount rw and that job needs to run ...
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mobile network [via bluetooth] not continous on lenovo g50-70

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dual boot. In Ubuntu 14.04 I have Bluetooth installed. When I connect my laptop with mobile-broadband to use Internet, the connection automatically [continuously] ...
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Being disconnected on internet when sharing mobile broadband internet connection via wi-fi

I had try fto follow a tutorial on ubuntuhandbook.org - 3 ways to create a wifi hotspot on ubuntu which help me to share internet connection via my wifi, for a moment it work then no internet ...
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HP un2400 (Gobi 1000) WWAN adapter not working even with firmware

I am trying to get a HP un2400 WWAN adapter in an EliteBook 6930p to work. The un2400 uses the Qualcomm Gobi 1000 chip, which requires firmware binaries to be downloaded to the device on startup. I'...
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Setup MTS MBLAZE in Kubuntu 16.04

I have kubuntu 16.04 and i am trying to setup my MTS Mblaze mobile broadband. There is no notification of any kind when i insert the usb device. But lsusb is detecting the device Bus 001 Device 004: ...
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14.04 LTS: Mobile broadband “connected” but network unavailable

As of a software update 2-3 days ago (let's say after May 1 but before May 5), network via broadband doesn't work. Connecting to mobile broadband lights up the correct LEDs on the dongle. ifconfig ...
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Sierra Wireless Ubuntu 16.04

lsusb does see the device. Sierra EM7455 Tried to add a new mobile broadband connection. Under all connections "mobile broadband not enabled" grayed out Any help would be appreciated
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Q: Anybody figured out how to get Windows Phone 8.1 internet sharing work with 16.04 Ubuntu

Anybody figured out how to get Windows Phone 8.1 internet sharing work with 16.04 Ubuntu ?? Symptoms: As I turn on the Internet sharing from my phone everything appears to be OK; Wireless network ...
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Mobile Broadband not working on Dell Inspiron after upgrading to 15.10

I've just upgraded my Dell Inspiron from ubuntu trusty to xubuntu wily (I formatted and performed a clean install rather than a usual upgrade). All the other things are working as usual except the ...
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Mobile Broadband Card Viettel (cdma and gsm)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Elitebook 8460p equipped with a mobile broadband card (Sierra AirPrime MC8355) I removed the card, and tried to add a mobile broadband connection. I am in Vietnam, ...
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hauwei e303 is not detected after machine is wake up from sleep

I have huawei e303 dongle. If I plug it and boot up my system, it is working fine. And if I plug it after machine is booted up it also works fine, but only for the first. If I unplugged it after above ...
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How to configure Mobile Broadband (APN)

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP Folio 1040. My laptop has built-in Mobile Broadband Module "HP lt4112". I'm using it on windows for Mobile Broadband. But on Ubuntu, I tried to connect it but ...
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USB Modem Stopped Working Ubuntu 15.10

I use a MTS MBLAZE modem(created by ZTE) to connect to the Internet. Normally Ubuntu automatically detects the modem and in a few seconds shows a notification that "Mobile Broadband Network. you are ...
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Sierra E7455 mobile broadband modem

has someone got a Sierra EM7455 working on Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04? I've got a Thinkpad T460s which has this type of broadband modem. the system recognizes the modem mbimcli -d /dev/cdc-wdm0 --query-...
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Ubuntu 15.10 can't connect to the internet with USB modem

Ubuntu can't connect to the internet despite detecting my USB modem. However, it gives me the message You are registered to the home network. But when I create a new mobile broadband profile and try ...
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Were there any bug fixes related to 3G since Ubuntu 14.04?

I have some problems with 3G connection in Ubuntu 14.04. I wanna know if there were made bug fixes or related driver updates (for Ubuntu 16.04 for instance) ?
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LTE network connection with USB stick

I am running 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad R61 and have been running Ubuntu since 8.04 on this machine. Since upgrading to 15.04 I have serious trouble with mobile broadband connections via USB modems. ...
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Huawei USB EVDO Modem(12d1:1446) no longer detected in Ubuntu 15.10

My Huawei modem was listed by lsusb in Ubuntu 15.10 as follows Huawei Technologies co Ltd. But its no longer detected!! Once , it was shown in NetworkManager as mobile broadband device. I chose ...
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mobile broadband signal strength indicator in ubuntu 15.10 weaker than in window 10

I am dual-booting Ubuntu 15.10 (kernel: 4.2) alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. Appreciate if anyone can help to advise on below problem: using usb modem - mobile broadband 3G ...
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how to get a just partly appearing WWAN-dongle to work correct/permanent?

i have got a notebook (HP EliteBook 8460p) with an built in HP hs2340 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband Module (Ericsson F5521gw - the label i found on the WWAN hardware dongle)... from the first days on the ...
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Showing NON-Existing Connections!

Yes, it sounds weird. Since 2 days, Ubuntu is showing a "New Mobile Broadband (GSM) Connection...", which does not exist. I tried rebooting many times and double checked everything. Nothing is ...
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Allowing only certain programs access a mobile broadband connection?

So I got a ThinkPad and I'm wanting to limit what programs are allowed to use the mobile broadband connection and disable the broadband whenever I connect to a wifi network. How can I achieve all of ...
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Have to reconnect mobile broadband many times to establish internet. What could be the reason?

I am using Huawei E303 Model HSPA Stick in Ubuntu 15.10. But i have to keep on disconnecting and reconnecting the internet from the notification area 5-6 times to start browsing. Every time i get a ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad R61 on Ubuntu 15.10: Mobile broadband USB stick needs annoying number of trials until it eventually connects

I'm on a Lenovo Thinkpad R61 running Ubuntu 15.10 and have been doing so since 8.04 with this machine. Since a few weeks, maybe 2-3 months I've been experiencing troubles with the wireless broadband ...
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Tata Docomo Photon is not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

Tata Docomo Photon is not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections contains -rw------- 1 root root 290 Jan 27 22:09 Tata Indicom (Photon+) connection and it consist ...
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Dns probe finished no internet, mobile broadband Ubuntu 15.10

I try to connect my internet dongle to Ubuntu 15.10 as usual step that carry out in creating new connections in Ubuntu. But I see strange behavior are they, I can't choice preferred connection type ...
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usb stick broadband dosent work

My mobile broadband USB stick ( Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ) is sometimes detected and sometimes not. Scenario: I plug-in the stick. It sometimes start to blink and the mobile broadband connection ...
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Launch mobile broadband assistant from cli

Is there a way to launch the mobile broadband assistant from cli? I'm setting up a kiosk-like system, where the user is limited to a chrome tab in kioskmode. I dont have the notification area, but the ...
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Mobile broadband as WIFI network not detected

I have installed windows 7 previously, it successfully detected mobile broadband as well near wifi networks. Now I have totally moved to the Ubuntu 15.04 and I am experiencing this so badly. Because ...
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Cannot Connect to mobile broadband, though it detected in Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I set up a mobile broadband connection as my device was detected. But when I try to connect to it, it start connecting and then pop-up a notification "You are offline, couldn'...
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File Transfer over Wifi

I have two Laptops, Samsung Notebook (32bit System) and Dell (64bit system) both running Ubuntu 14.04. I have connected a Dlink USB 3G modem to Samsung Notebook and set up a WiFi Hotspot on it. So I ...
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'ip-config-unavailable' error when USB modem tries to connect

I have got a ZTE MF-193E modem which worked fine before. When I bought this modem more than a year ago, it worked readily out of the box. Now, as Ubuntu is progressing in version, things are becoming ...
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I cannot connect to mobile broadband network

I'm using Ubuntu gnome 14.04.3. Today all of a sudden I cannot connect to my MTS Broadband network. it is displayed in the nm applet but when I click on it says connecting and the it says 'off'. I ...
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Cannot connect to mobile broadband Ubuntu 15.04

I am using a USB modem for internet connection that works fine with windows. To work with Ubuntu, I have added a mobile broadband connection. Ubuntu also recognizes the modem and shows the connection ...
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Problem installing Mobile partner in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried installing mobile partner for my Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded the software and installed. But it had not been installed successfully and I had my processor fan running super fast and my laptop ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from recognizing phone as mobile broadband

The WiFi module in my laptop is currently broken and in the meantime I tried to use my phone as a WiFi module. I connect my phone to a WiFi (mobile data is disabled) and plug in my phone to the laptop ...
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On boot I'm prompted for keyring at login, how do I stop this?

Every time I boot up the laptop, this message pops up on the login screen: "enter password for keyring "default" to access" (slightly paraphrased but same gist). It all started when I bought a mobile ...
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Internet connection in Ubuntu 15.04

I am using the mobile broadband connection in 15.04. Using it on Windows I got up to 8 Mbps, but in Ubuntu 15.04 the browser doesn't load the page or cannot connect to internet. When I download ...
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Mobile Broadband disabled

Please I need help with kubuntu 14.4. Mobile broadband is disabled and there is no option to enable it because the icon has been greyed out. How do I resolve this?
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Ubuntu LTS 14.04 - Mobilebroadband has connections that cannot be removed

I have connections in mobile broadband that cannot be removed. One of the name of the connection is as below. /413050114000449/context1 How can I remove this entry? This is really annoying for me?