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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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, ...
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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? ...
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Connect simultaneously to mobile internet connection and wireless

I have 4 ip cameras streaming to a local network, using a wireless router. I need to access these cameras from Ubuntu. This works fine when I am connected to the local network, but on the same PC I ...
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Weird Network Manager Issue in Ubuntu 14.04

I am experiencing a weird problem with mobile broadband connections... I installed a fresh copy on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) along with the already installed Windows 7 on my laptop. I created a mobile ...
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How do I fix my netman (Huawei E3531) usb broadband internet in ubuntu 14.04.3 it connects but do not display web pages

It ask me my password and then it connects but do not display web pages ( the blue light is on) I can send ussd and get an answer back. Please help
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How to book and use Internet Packs for a Ncell SIM card, using Ubuntu?

I have a Ncell (Nepali cellphone company) SIM card that I want to use in the built-in 3G modem ("Gobi 2000" hardware) in my Ubuntu-based notebook. The card uses Ncell's "normal" tariff, not Ncell ...
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Ubuntu Vivid Android USB tethering not works

I have LG G3 (32GB/3GB) When I tried USB tethering with my Ubuntu vivid it connected but after about 20-30 seconds it disconnected. I tried with two laptop which are running Ubuntu vivid. And it ...
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Netlimiter like alternative for ubuntu? [duplicate]

I need a good easy to use alternative like Netlimiter for ubuntu 14.04. The reason is that i have only 2 GB Internet download limit and ubuntu seems to always update packages which kill my bandwidth. ...
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Lenovo E430c brodeband SIM slot

I have a laptop Lenovo E430C which includes a SIM card for broadband network. I inserted it in its place, but its not working and I have tried many times to make it work but I failed. Anybody knows ...
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Change mode of connection in Reliance Netconnect+ Modem ZTE AC2737

I used this method to enable and use my usb dongle modem. There are 3 Mode in Reliance Netconnect+ HSD Hybrid 1x How to change mode. In Windows 8 it was easy by opening reliance client software. ...
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Skype can't connect via built-in 4G mobile broadband modem

When I'm using my laptops built-in mobile broadband modem, skype cannot connect. Additional symptom: After signing out of skype, I cannot sign in again. (Sign in works fine on wifi) Everything ...
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Why does four ttyUSB entries appear when I plug one mobile broadband modem?

I am using D-Link DWP-156 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I plug it into one of the four USB ports on my laptop, 4 new devices are detected by /dev folder viz: ttyUSB0, ttyUSB1, ttyUSB2 and ttyUSB3. Why is ...
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Ptcl EVO not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I live in Islamabad, Pakistan and when I am outdoor, I use Ptcl EVO with my windows 7 and it works fine, but now when I used it with Ubuntu 14.04, it worked fine initially but after sometime it ...
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I have weird information showing in the network menu

it is something like /404891000830219/context1 repeated 3-4 times. There are no issues in connecting to internet but i have to look through clicking all of them to see which one is mine. HELP!!
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When I start my Windows 7 x86 os from virtualbox, i am able to install my Dongle's software but cannot connect since it is not detected

my dongle's name is Idea Net Setter 3G. It is detected for software install but in the software it does not show network and does not connect. I had a look in the device manager and it has some driver ...
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Tata Photon +(plus) not detected on Ubuntu 15.04, on macbook pro 13"(late 2012)

The dongle connects and stars working instantly on my Dell Vostro 14, which is also running ubuntu, but version 14.04. But on my macbook pro, which is running ubuntu version 15.04, it doesn't detect ...
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Connecting Huawei R207 on Ubuntu 14 via USB

Has anyone tried to connect the Huawei R207 (Broadband device) via USB to Ubuntu 14? When I connect the device to USB, Ubuntu recognizes it as a hard drive. I eject the drive using right click. It ...
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bq Aquaris E4.5 cannot handle Mobile Data with Dual SIMs when one is Roaming and Roaming Data switched off [closed]

Basically the title describes it all OS Ubuntu 14.10 (r20) Mobile Data works when only using the local SIM I have one local SIM and one from another country I would have expected Mobile Data to work ...
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Problem Using Cell Phone as Modem

I have a Consumer Cellular branded Huawei flip phone. When I'm at work we don't have internet access via dial-up, DSL, or cable so I was utilizing the phone as a modem. I used a USB cable to connect ...
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Ubuntu Detects my usb modem (made by samsung) as a cellphone (galaxy S III) is there a way around this

I plugged in my Mobile Broadband device and it brought up a window saying it couldn't connect phone, my question is if there is a way to get around this and connect it as my internet (Samsung Galaxy S ...
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how to install&use iball data card in ubuntu 14-04 LTS?

I am using my iball data card in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but the problem here is it is not detected on my PC. lsusb output: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 ...
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Enable embedded SIM slot

I have a machine with an embedded SIM slot, which I would like to use for 3G connectivity. I inserted the SIM card in the machine but I cannot establish 3G connection. I use Debian Wheezy and I ...
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Issues connecting to Mobile Broadband - Ubuntu 14.10, Pantech UML290-VW

I have been successful in connecting to the Internet using a Pantech UML290-VW using the Mobile Broadband setup wizard (vzwinternet) in Ubuntu 14.10. My settings are as follows: Number: *99# ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 USB720 Mobile Broadband not recognized

The Mobile Broadband card I have is a Qualcomm 3G CDMA USB720 for Verizon. The card was working fine for years under previous versions. After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04, the card stopped working. ...
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How to use AT&T Beam USB Modem under Ubuntu

I'm trying to use AT&T Beam USB Modem (AC340U) on both Ubuntu 14.04 and Raspberry Pi Model B+. On both systems I can see eth1 connection being present but I'm not able to use it. In Ubuntu eth1 is ...
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Ubuntu touch smartphones [duplicate]

Are there any smartphones available in India with Ubuntu Mobile OS? If not, is it possible to install ubuntu touch in android tablets?
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Cannot connect Micromax MMX354G datacard in Ubuntu

I am using Micromax MMX354G datacard. I want to connect it to my Ubuntu PC, which is a 64 bit PC having Ubuntu 14.04 installed in it. The datacard comes with the linux drivers ...
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modem stopped from being detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and installed xubuntu-desktop environment. I removed unity by sudo apt-get purge unity ubuntu-desktop. All workings fine on Xubuntu. Today when I visited this where there ...
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How to dial Mobile Broadband Connection at particular time (Schedule Dial)?

I use D-Link DWP-156 Wireless 3G Modem with Vodafone India as ISP. The mobile broadband connection works perfectly with Network manager (No Problem with connecting or Dialing). Now I want to dial ...
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How to configure iBall airway 3G usb modem in Ubuntu 14.04

I bought new iball Airway 21MP 3G modem last month. But Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect my device. It is perfectly working in windows with installed driver. I'm not getting an option to "Enable mobile ...
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Network Manager doesn't have option of enable mobile broadband after upgrading 14.04 to latest linux image

Earlier mobile broadband connection seems to work flawlessly but after Upgrading trusty tahr 14.04.1 to linux image 3.13.0-35 there seems to be problem. First it started popping for USB modem ...
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asus_nb_wmi - wifi and mobile brandband

I have asus x550v and I have problem with ubuntu 14.04. When set to asus_nb_wmi: 0 - wifi not working but mobile brandband working. 1 - wifi working but mobile brandband not working. 4 - wifi working ...
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3G modem on Ubuntu 14.04

Both my 3G modems (Uknown in this table) doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04. I tried SIM card push to 3G slot in notebook Dell D630 and also with external 3G modem card. Seme effect: broadband network I can ...
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unable to search 2G(EDGE) network

i am using huawei e1732 data card. in windows every thing is fine. now i am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. And i am not able to use any 2G network. please help me to solve this issue.