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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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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my internet disconnects often while using usb tethering

i am using Ubuntu 14.0.4 . i only use INTERNET using usb tethering in my samsung galaxy s duos 2 (g-7262) . when i connect the Internet it works fine . but after sometime, it disconnects . i had to ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...