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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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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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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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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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# Username:...
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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 "MIMN0_D301D_linux_05....
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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.
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VPNC not working with mobile stick only in 14.04

I use VPNC (the command line client from the package vpnc) to connect with my institution. The configuration file looks like this IPSec ID CiscoGroup IPSec gateway xxx.xxx.xxx IPSec secret XXXXXXXX ...
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cant access internet via mobile broadband

I am new user of Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Almost everything is working fine, but I can't access the internet. I am connected to my mobile broadband. It is ZTE MF691 USB modem. When i ...
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Sierra Wireless 313u 3G broadband modem will not work since upgrade to 14.04

I recently upgraded my Toshiba Portege laptop to 14.04. Since doing so, I cannot get my Sierra Wireless Air Card 313u to connect. Since this unit worked fine in the previous LTS version, I believe the ...
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Network broadband

How to enable Mobile Broadband and connect to it from the list of networks Because it is not visible to me in the list of networks which are displayed as connectable
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How to add D-link dwm-156 to usb switch mode for automatic eject of driver CD / switch to modem mode?

I am running Ubuntu 13.10, 32-bit. I had every time need to go terminal to "eject" the windows driver CD,nor gone to disk & eject windows driver CD to make the d-link dwm-156 gsm modem ...
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Mobile Broadband is not working

This seems to be a huge problem! In my network dropdown menu there are so many items such as the image shown below, all of them are not been used by me any time since the first session of ubuntu after ...
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Inspite of set network-mode 3G type, getting 2G connection with mobile broadband

I have set 3G type at mobile-broadband setting: But I still getting 2G (EDGE) type very-slow connection: Also 3G network available as following: How to solve this and get only 3G (HSPA/WCDMA) ...
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Mobile Broadband Not Enabling [duplicate]

I am using a Qualcom Broadband (EVDO) dongle on Ubuntu 13.04. I have used this dongle well for a number of days on Ubuntu 13.04 but recently I had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 but when I try ...
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How to connect mobile broadband using terminal? [duplicate]

I configured new-mobile-broadband connection. I know that I can connect by clicking as following: But I want to connect manually to that mobile broadband by using terminal. How to do with terminal ...
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USB mobile broadband dongles in Ubuntu (14.04)? Where to start?

Your situation or what you need to get a working Internet connection with a mobile broadband USB dongle: You have the USB dongle, of course. You have a 3G, 4G or whatever SIM card with a data plan ...
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connect to mobile broadband using dongle

so i bought this vodafone dongle K4201 I. however whenever i connect it to my laptop on ubuntu 12.10 it doesn't show any internet to connect to. i tried using the option 'create vpn connection' but ...
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Huawei k4203 HSPA+ dongle install help

I have Ubuntu 12.10 Have Huawei k4203 USB broadband dongle and although there are instructions for linux , they don't work. Here are the instructions: (1) Insert stick (2) Dismiss all popups ...
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Mobile broadband with Telecom E3531 T‑Stick

I'm planning on getting mobile broadband on Ubuntu 12.04 with this device. Problem is, I've been told by customer services that it only works on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and Mac. If I install Wine, ...
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How to install Alcatel's One Touch (l100) 4G modem in a Ubuntu 14.04?

I've tried using Alcatel's One Touch 4G USB modem on a newly installed Ubuntu 14.04, but with no luck. The carrier is Portugal's Optimus Kanguru. Following suggestions online, I've installed usb-...
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The mobile broadband (express card Sierra wireless aircard 890) is no longer able to connect 3G network, after installing new U 14.04 LTS,

When I ran Ubuntu 13.10 and previous version, I can use Mobile broadband/ express card (the Sierra wireless aircard 890) to access internet via 3G. After installing new 14.04 LTS, the thing has gone. ...
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Tata Photon Not Connecting on installed Version of ubuntu But on Live CD?

I Recently Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Laptop , And Then Used My Tata Photon Plus(CDMA) Connection , And Then yesterday i Downloaded Ubuntu SDK and Stuff on my laptop as i remember and Then ...
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since upgrade to trusty, mobile broadband card always asks for PIN

I'm running Ubuntu on my Thinkpad x230 equipped with a mobile broadband card: Bus 003 Device 025: ID 0bdb:1926 Ericsson Business Mobile Networks BV This used to work seamlessly in Ubuntu 13.10 (and ...
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Verizon LG Cosmos Mobile Broadband?

I plugged in my cell phone (Verizon LG Cosmos) with Ubuntu 13.10 running and a notification came up about Mobile Broadband. I enabled it and it connected to Verizon CDMA. Can someone explain what is ...
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Huawei EC156 mobile broadband not working with Network manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit

Related to Getting HUAWEI Mobile Broadband E173 to work in Ubuntu 13.10 . I have the same situation with the huawei ec156 modem .With wvdial it works perfectly with /dev/ttyUSB0 but with Network ...
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Problem with connecting mobile broadband in Ubuntu 14.04

When I plugged mobile broadband top right bar new mobile broadband option appears then immediately disappears then again appears then immediately disappears and so on... If I click on new mobile ...
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Can't Connect to Mobile Broadband 14.04 LTS

When I plug the modem I have a mobile broadband option in network menu bar, and I add new mobile broadband connection, and everything is fine. but, when I try to connect it, suddenly the Mobile ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...