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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 can't detect internal mobile broadband (Gobi 2000)

Hi I have been trying Ubuntu to detect and connect using the buit in mobile broadband capability in my HP 110 netbook but until now nothing seems to work Output of lspci command: 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: ...
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how can i use my laptop as a mobile phone by a usb-modem?

I want to use my Laptop as a mobile phone. I connected the oparator by a usb-modem. If anyone know that how to use the Laptop as a phone then please answer me.
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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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3G Huawei E220 cannot connect to the Net Ubuntu 12.04

I've upgraded from 10.10 to 12.04. The situation: I plug the dongle in and enter the password. If I click 'Enable Mobile Broadband' and I get a notice on the top right saying 'GSM network. You are now ...
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Enable mobile broadband not working

I'm using an EVDO usb Modem on 12.04. It works perfectly fine for few times. But now on wards when ever I try to connect it shows not enabled in status . I tried to enable it by ticking "Enable Mobile ...
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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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How to disable PIN on SIM card

My SIM card is stuck inside the slot of my laptop and I can't get it out without causing further damage to my laptop. Every time I log in gnome-shell prompts me for the PIN. Whether I am about to use ...
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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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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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Bluetooth and Mobile Broadband is not working in Ubuntu 12.04

Bluetooth and mobile broadband connection is not working in Ubuntu 12.04...after upgrading system from 11.10....plz do help...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How to enable/disable mobile broadband from terminal?

I use ZTE USB Modem on Natty Narwhal. Every thing works fine but sometimes it get disconnected. I want to write Shell script that reconnects mobile broadband if it is disconnected or the received data ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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intex modem not detecting,mobile broadband connection on ,i'm new to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Intexmodem LED is not blinking but not showing this "mobile broadband" in available network list,for first time it showed mobile broadband option and then not appeared.In system settings/network ...
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Dlink DWM 152 not working with ubuntu 14.04

When I plugged my Dlink DWM 152 dongle, steady amber light shows and can't connect to the internet. When I run lsusb, device show in there. How can I solve this issue ? lsusb output Bus 002 Device ...
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internet is not working fine? (Ubuntu 14.10)

I am using ubuntu 14.10. I have a Mobile Broadband connection. Whenever I open any browser(Mozille-firefox, google-chrome, chromium) it works fine and opens whatever I enter in the URL bar. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to switch between network mode while using my ZTE modem

I have created a Mobile Broadband connection through my ZTE modem, I want to switch my modem from 3g to 2g using this option- However, after selecting 2G, network don't change it still stuck at at ...
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How to automate running dhclient (without sudo) when starting a mobile broadband connection?

I use a mobile broadband dongle to connect to the internet but I'm able to download/upload only after executing manually sudo dhclient everytime I turn the connection on from the network manager menu ...