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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Ubuntu 13.04 Wireless Hotspot Problems

I had an Ubuntu 12.04 system which I recently upgraded to 13.04. I thought of trying to create a Wireless Hotspot that I could use to share my Mobile Broadband Connection with other devices. To that ...
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Fujitsu t4220 umts module no installed ubuntu 13.04

i have Fujitsu t4220 tablet notebook and i have installed Ubuntu 13.4 32 bit. Every thing work fine but UMTS module where I believe it's Sierra MC8780 built in 3g modem when I do lsusb : Bus 003 ...
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Huawei ec156 Tata Photon+ not working in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My Tata Photon device will shows up in the terminal when I ran the command lsusb. However, it doesn't show on the desktop. It also doesn't work as a flash drive.
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Cannot connect wireless broadband

i am using a Toshiba satellite laptop with a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04. I am trying to connect to wireless broadband using a Huwaei e160e USB modem. Previously this modem worked correctly when i ...
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I can not connect intenet through dongle [duplicate]

I am using vodafone dongle but when I am using it ,it is detected inside computerwhile connecting take long time but can not connect to internet
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Mobile broadband won't connect

I'm using an old laptop which I recently upgraded from ubuntu 11.10 to ubuntu 13.04. I updated everything and it all seems fine but after trying to connect mobile broadband (optus prepaid) through my ...
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how to solve the problem of the installation huawei modem e303c in ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to install huawei modem software. But it is not being installed. It is showing like this: bhaskar@bhaskar:~$ cd Desktop/driver bhaskar@bhaskar:~/Desktop/driver$ sudo ./install old path ...
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Dell Latitude D430 Can't connect Reliance Netconnect+ why?

The hardware is not even detected. First WiFi didn't work so I made a fix using $ sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source $ sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer b43-fwcutter now I can ...
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Mobile Broadband not showing in Network Manager

I have very big problem with mobile broadband connections... I tried on my laptop to connect and searched the web for possible solution, but didn't found it. The problem is that i DON'T have the menu ...
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How to monitor my data limit on a mobile broadband connection?

I recently got a 3G dongle with a data plan of 200MB per month and I would like to know when I reach that limit. Are there any programs (preferably an indicator) which let my monitor my monthly usage? ...
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Mobile Broadband disappears when I'm choosing the phone company

I have Ubuntu 13.04, and when I plug my Huawei E129/E620/E800 modem (that's what appears after I run lsusb in the terminal), it will recognize it, ask me for configurations, but always close itself. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Unstable USB Modem Network

I have been using Huawei USB modem to connect to internet in Ubuntu 12.04 and earlier without any problem but it continuously disconnects in Ubuntu 13.04. Sometimes the network is shown connected but ...
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How to Install Mobile Partner 21 for Ubuntu

Simply, We can connect to the mobile broadband via Ubuntu, But we can't send SMS, USD Code, Call or look at our Data Usage from Huwaei Dongle, how we do it
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Network manager not detecting my mobile internet

This never used to be a problem in ubuntu 12.04. Now when I have installed 13.04 I connect my phone to my pc via usb, switch on the usb tethering option on my phone, the network manager couldn't ...
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Mobile Broad-Band Service has gone

After a while I saw my mobile broadband option have gone in Ubuntu 12.04 network-manager and I can't seem to be re-activating it again. I have tried to remove and re-install network manager/-gnome. ...
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no internet connection using data-card!

I am new to linux (ubuntu 12.04.2). I just installed it on my laptop (dell xps15) alongside windows7! How do i connect to the internet? I have a data card (Tata photon+). When i insert it into the usb ...
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Problem mounting USB Mobile Broadband dongle in Ubuntu 13.04

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 since last two months and I have problem mounting my USB dongle. I have Lenovo G-580 series laptop. It has 3 USB ports which are 3.0. When I attach dongle to one of the ...
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How to install a USB Modem on Precise

AxessTel MV241 CDMA 1xEV-DO REV.A USB DONGLE is the full name. I tried tweaking the options in the Mobile BroadBand tab and couldn't figure anything out. The device came with a disk for Windows and ...
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Install Mobile Partner in Ubuntu 13.04 without download

I have Huwawei E303 HSPA Dongal and it has already provided software for Linux.But I cant install it. This is Dongal ...
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Mobile Broadband suddenly disappears until computer is restarted

Before now, this was happening only once in a day or so, but lately the Mobile Broadband disappears every now and then and leaves no option for me to re-enable it other than to restart the computer. ...
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no 'Enable Broadband' option in ubuntu 13.04

I have create new VPN connection and yes my mobile device is detected by lsusb, but there is no Enable Mobile Broadband at connection manager at the top bar. I installed ubuntu 13.04 and I super new ...
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Way To Call Through Dongle in Ubuntu 13.04

I am living in Sri Lanka and cheapest way for access internet is through pre-paid mobile broadband here. In order to recharge pre-paid account we need to remove the SIM card from from the dongle and ...
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Tata Photon Plus giving Modem Network Disconnected Error

I am trying to install TATA Photon+ Huwawei modem EC156 modem in Ubuntu 12.04 system. The system detects the modem. but always a message pops up, Modem Network Disconnected. I have tried various means ...
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Mobile Broadband connection (Dongle) needs to be added again on every boot

Using a Mobile Broadband connection (Dongle, Tata Photon+/Huawei). i add the connection and it works fne but only till next reboot. On rebooting again the connection settings disappear and i need to ...
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cannot connect my tata photon + in normal boot mode(able to connect in recovery mode)

please refer to this question No "ENABLE BROADBAND" option in network settings of ubuntu 12.10 and also may i know that if my /etc/usb-mode/ directory is empty then is that a problem..or ...
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No “ENABLE BROADBAND” option in network settings of ubuntu 12.10

i used to use 12.04 LTS and had the same problem..upgraded to 12.10 as i have read somewhere that 12.10 has a fix for it...but i still face the same problem.. *i have wvdial...usb-mode switch packages ...
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Does NetworkManager have a limited bandwidth mode?

As soon as I go online via my portable 3G hotspot, all running programs happily start pulling updates (e.g. Gwibber, Thunderbird, Update Manager...) and eat into my traffic quota. Is there a way to ...
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Sierra wireless aircard 890 (Mobile broadband/ express card), how to either recharge and check balance of money

I'm using a mobile broadband, the Sierra wireless aircard 890 (express card) for 3G mobile connection. Everything is ok, the card's automatically recognized. But one thing that I can neither recharge ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 - mobile broadband can not be enabled

I installed Xubuntu 13.04 and Lubuntu 13.04; not together (dual boot) but one by one. For both, I experienced the same issue. My notebook is Acer AO532h. I want to use Xubuntu or Lubuntu on it. ...
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How to use multiple mobile Broadband, one for browsing and one for downloading, at the same time

I have two mobile broadband to connect to the internet. When they connected to the computer both are accessible from the network manager, but only one can be connected at the same time. Currently I ...
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12.04.02 cannot detect broadband modem H5321 gw (lenovo T430)

Has anyone managed to successfully activate the H5321gw broadband device in the T430 lenovo ? The below page claims the modem should work with cdc_acm using NetworkManager (0.9.4) however I am not ...
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MSM MF110/MF627/MF636 and Ubuntu 13.04

I have a 3g modem, from Orange. My lsusb output: Bus 003 Device 004: ID 19d2:0031 ZTE WCDMA Technologies MSM MF110/MF627/MF636 So, the problem is that this modem is not always detected. For example ...
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Why is my Broadband Dongle not detected after upgrade to 13.04?

I got a strange problem! My broadband dongle is not being detected on my Dell 5220 laptop after I updated to Ubuntu 13.04. Previously it was working fine in 12.10.
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Wind.it USB 3G key connection problem

I used Network Connections dialog to create a new Mobile Broadband connection of Wind Italy. I choosed non-business plan and entered the correct PIN code. When I clicked on the Wind icon in network ...
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Why can't ubuntu recognize my mobile broadband usb dongle when I plug it into the usb 3.0 port?

I have a Mobile Broadband USB dongle. When I plug it into the usb 2.0 port ubuntu recognizes it and connects quickly, but on a usb 3.0 port ubuntu does not recognize it at all! This problem is NOT ...
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Broadband problem after installing last updates for ubuntu 12.10

I have Ubuntu 12.1 installed on two PC's. I was going online by broadband connection with my Nokia N82. It was okay, no problem at all but after installing last updates, about 151mb on one of the two ...
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How to activate mobile broadband automatically once a broadband modem is active? [duplicate]

When you insert your mobile broadband modem usb stick, it gets activated within 5 seconds or almost, and then modem is on (Modem manager); after several seconds, mobile broadband is enabled through ...
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bsnl 3g datacard installation

I'm trying to install mobile_partner software in Ubuntu 12.04 . my problem is that I can use my Huawei modem for accessing Internet through network manager. But I cant use the mobile partner software ...
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Start ppp(Mobile broadband) connection automatically when eth0 gets down

I am having a two connection. One is local area Ethernet connection which connects to internet. Second connection is a GSM modem connected to my modem. What I am looking for is, When eth0(local ...
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unable to connect mobile broadband ubuntu 12.10

i recently installed ubuntu 12.10 on my desktop. now the mobile connection was not working, which i later found out to be a bug in modem manger so i downgraded it to v0.5.2 but still the problem ...
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Qualcomm Mobile Broadband

I have a HP Probook 4520s, with Ubuntu 12.04, I am unable to get the Mobile Broadband connection working. After I create the connection there is no option to connect to it. I am fairly new with ...
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Setup mobile broadband dell 5540 hspa card and ubuntu 12.10

I go to network connections Select Mobile Broadband Select Add Select Dell Wireless 5540 (only option) Select United States Select Provider AT&T For select plan, I can chose from MEdia ...
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Connecting to the internet Via USB on Ubuntu 12.10 issue

Yesterday the connection worked now when I plug in my iPhone its displaying the connecting icon then stops and carries on. I have no Internet connection; only my phone, which means I can't install ...
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How to setup mobile broadband using a micromaxx device?

I plugged my micromaxx device in but it doesn't get recognized by Ubuntu to establish a connection. It doesn't detect it either when I explicitly add a new connection.
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How can I access mobile broadband from my USB stick?

I can't access the internet using my usb modem on my laptop. While I can access the internet from my PC. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04. What can I do to detect the problem? Here the result of lsusb ...
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Datacard cannot be connected to ubuntu

I got this Huawei E303C Datacard, It came with Linux Installation Guide, It asks to run a command, ./install $path where $path is the path of the driver directory, When I run this command it shows ...
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Tata Docomo Photon 3g not working on 12.04 LTS

I recently upgraded from Tata Photon+ to Tata Docomo Photon 3G, however Ubuntu is not recognizing the device itself. I tried manually adding the device in Mobile Broadband section, using different ...
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The 3G USB modem can connect sometimes, sometimes not

PROBLEM: The netbook can sometimes, sometimes not, connect to the internet mobile broadband 3G (or 2G GSM) via USB 3G modem. For it to connect to mobile broadband (when it can) I have, after ...
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Set Samsung S3370b as USB Modem?

Back when I had a Windows PC; I used an application called "Samsung Kies" with my S3370b Mobile Phone (not Smartphone). A feature that was included in the software, was the ability to use the phone as ...
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How to “prioritise” multiple network connections

I am currently using a mobile internet connection, however I wish to mount a drive via a wifi connection. However, whenever I do so, the mobile internet connection appears to be neglected in favour of ...