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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Mobile Broadband for Nokia Not Working

I have Nokia sv40 Cellphone which I want to use as a dial up modem to connect to internet. I connected to my system, Ubuntu detected it and opened up a wizard to complete the installation and setup of ...
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Vodafone Mobile Broadband connecting error in 12.04

i cannot connect to internet using my Vodafone Mobile Broadband in Ubuntu 12.04. it says Registered on home network, but it fails to connect. This is what I got after doing dmesg. om ttyUSB0 [ ...
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Strange e1550 dongle behavior, initialized only if loaded in Windows previously

I'm a new user of Ubuntu, and connect to internet via Huawei e1550 dongle (USB modem). I also have a Windows OS like a second one (dual boot) on my laptop. So yesterday I login to Windows, do some ...
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viewing mobile broadband details from Ubuntu

I am using mobile braodband on my Ubuntu setup. Is it possible to view the connection details like, phone number of the sim card, data usage details from network manager or via any other linux ...
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Tata Docomo ZTE MF190 not detected in Ubuntu 12.04 64bit [closed]

I bought a tata photon 3G mobile broadband USB stick (model ZTE MF190). It's working with Ubuntu 12.04 32bit, but I am not able to connect it to 12.04 64bit machine. I was trying from last 15days. ...
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Find out device from network interface

I need to find out the device address of my inbuilt mobile broadband card, in order to change the PIN of my SIM card with gsmctl. It requires the device parameter: -d device, --device device ...
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Internet Dongle Help Ubuntu 12.04

I have a 3Gmobile broadband dongle that is supposed to go on windows XP, Vista, and 7. Is there any way i can use this dongle for ubuntu 12.04? Model #- SCT-UM300
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Prefer home WiFi network over mobile broadband WiFi

I have 2 WiFi sources: Home WiFi, unlimited. Mobile Broadband WiFi, limited. I want to use it only when there is no other choice. How to set NetworkManager to switch from Mobile WiFi as soon as ...
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booting without full network configuration 13.10

Recently I tried to install connman which removed network manager and some other dependencies. Now I cannot connect to any network, either wireless or broadband. I have tried multiple solutions from ...
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Internet connection issue : Vodafone Dongle K3570-Z

I am using ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version. I recently reinstalled ubuntu which have kernel version to 3.8.0-35-generic . I am trying to connect through my vodafone dongle K3570-Z but unable to connect ...
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How to make Mobile Broadband option visible when it get hidden in Ubuntu?

I have ubuntu 13.04 in my laptop. The Mobile Broadband option in the task bar was got hidden somehow. How can i make it visible ?
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS does not recognize Vodafone Mobile Broadband K3765-Z (ZTE) on USB3

A K3765-Z mobile broadband pen is working fine on other laptops/other distros (including Ubuntu 13.10), but is not being recognized on a cold boot on my new Clevo P150SM (which only has USB3 slots - ...
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Mobile Broadband Modem will not connect with Kernel 3.11 Ubuntu 12.04.4

My Mobile Broadband modem works with Kernel 3.2.0-58-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP, however it fails to complete a connection with the new 3.11 Kernel. Does anyone have a solution to enable the modem with ...
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Mobile-Broadband stick sometimes not detected at all

My mobile-broadband USB stick (lsusb: 12d1:1001 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E169/E620/E800 HSDPA Modem) is sometimes detected and sometimes not. Scenario: I plug-in the stick. It sometimes start to ...
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Changing my default internet connection to the USB dongle

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and would like to change my default connection to my USB dongle (mobile broadband) instead of the WiFi interface. Currently I am unable to install applications using the Ubuntu ...
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K5006-Z Mobile Broadband

I have a K5006-Z Mobile Broadband USB stick from Vodafone that doesn't seem to connect when I'm using Ubuntu. I don't have access to any Windows / Macs but I did lend it to a friend with a Mac and it ...
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Truncated downloads becoming an epidemic for this mobile broadband user

I recently switched from a Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G dongle to a MetroPCS (now T-Mobile) 4G $ell phone. At about the same time, I switched from vanilla Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu Studio 12.04 (LTS), so ...
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problem installing mobile partner driver

While installing Mobile partner I got error saying NDIS driver failed so because of that I followed this link and according to that I changed my hw_cdc_driver.c file and while installing driver I'm ...
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Mobile Broadband do not work with Thinkpad T440p on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a new Lenovo T440p with built in Mobile Broadband a Lenovo N5321gw (I'm guessing its a rebranded Ericsson H5321gw). Ubuntu detects it fine and I can configure it and give the pin-code. But as ...
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Cannot connect to internet using D-link mobile broadband modem for BSNL network

I am using dlink modem of model DWM-156 as an HSUPA USB adapter with a BSNL network sim in it. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with windows7. I have defined the network settings in the mobile ...
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Huawei Mobile Partner 21 E303u : CALLING not working properly

I am using 12.04.3 LTS and I have mobile partner version 21.0003.28.12.16 AND drivers installed from the modem itself. version 4.19.19.00 Mobile partner works as expected, USSD,MOdem, SMS , contacts ...
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Problem in connecting through wvdial

I am in Ubuntu 13.04. I am using a Huawei E169 Mobile broadband Dongle for connect internet. There was a problem in my network-manager program after uninstalling modemmanager application. So I ...
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Huawei UML397 U.S. Cellular 4G LTE Broadband USB Modem?

I am using Zorin OS 6 LTS, which I believe is technically Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Anyway, I was using an older 3G Modem from U.S. Cellular, and it worked perfectly with an easy setup (following this ...
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Checking data usage in a mobile broadband connection in ubuntu

I use a huawei dongle to access the Internet and since mobile partner doesn't support Ubuntu is there a way to check the data usage? any app maybe?
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airtel 3g dongel not working on kubuntu13.04

I have airtel 3g modem and its not detected by kubuntu also tried in network manager to setup but it is not showing mobile broadband. Now i want it to detect when i plugin the modem. details are as ...
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Mobile broadband USB stick not working suddenly

My Huawei mobile broadband dongle was working on both my computers until a week or so ago. Now, it only works on my laptop. My laptop is running Ubuntu 13.04, my desktop is running 13.10 (the dongle ...
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In Ubuntu, Is there an application like “Huawei Mobile Partner” for Broadband Connections?

I want to know that is there an application in Ubuntu which is like Huawei Mobile Partner. That application should provide: Display bandwidth SMS facility. Make Connection and ...
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How to unlock a USB Broadband Modem

I have a Huawei E303 modem given by a Mobile Broadband Service Provider. I did Pay for it. I had terminated the service from that service provider. But I cannot use that modem which I did paid to ...
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Cannot start ubuntu 12.04: URGENT

I am haveing problems with my 3g USB internet stick (HSUPA MF195). I tried everything and I just cannot get it working. The last thing I tried to do is described here ...
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Does the Thinkpad x1 Carbon Mobile Broadband option work with Ubuntu?

I'm just wondering if the mobile broadband works once you install ubuntu and remove windows.
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Will the mobile network connection work on the Nexus 7?

I'm planning to buy a Nexus 7 to use it as a small car PC. Can you tell me, what is the current state of using the mobile broadband connection and the GPS hardware of the Nexus 7 in Ubuntu Touch? ...
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Mobile broadband not connect without unplug and plug

I have recently installed ubuntu 13.10 and I am still very new in this operating system. My problem is that when I start my computer, it detects all the wifi connections around but not my mobile ...
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ubuntu 13.04 recognizes usb mobile broadband modem as ethernet connection

When I plug in my USB mobile broadband modem (ZTE MF-667), in the network manager instead of a mobile broadband connection, I get an Ethernet connection, called: Ethernet Network (ZTE WCDMA ...
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Enable Mobile Data (3G) Ubuntu Touch Nexus 4

I have installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, using the manual flashing method. I am now trying to enable mobile data, it didn't automatically configure. Is there a way to do this manually, bearing in ...
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USSD requests via Mobile Broadband

Basically what I want to do is to check my balance of my prepaid SIM-Card, which is located in a 3G-Modem (USB). Some background information: The provider of my 3G-Internet (called Beeline) is also ...
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Automate phone calls in ubuntu

I have a mobile broadband usb modem (huawei e1731) and this modem supports phone calls. Is there any application in ubuntu which can be used make make calls from my modem? Is there any way to automate ...
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Mobile broadband

I dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.04.with a USB Sierra mobile router. Until recently both systems connected to internet almost instantly--windows still does. Ubuntu does not. It can take 30 ...
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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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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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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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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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How to Install Huawei Mobile Partner 21 in Ubuntu

We can't send SMSs, USSD codes, make calls or get Data Usage from Huawaei 3G dongles/data cards without Huawei mobile partner. How do we install it?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...