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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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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Lenovo X1 Carbon - no sign of mobile broadband

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my new Lenovo X1 Carbon (2014 model 20A70027UK) and have been unable to get mobile broadband working - or even find any sign of the modem. The problem also occurs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is my MTS MBlaze dongle not getting detected?

According to the user guide, I need to install the driver that is present on the dongle. But when I insert the dongle, nothing is showing up. The green light on it is blinking, though. It's getting ...
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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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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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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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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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3G modem not being detected after instaling V mobile broadband

I have 3G mobile broadband(Visiontek 7.2 HSUPA modem with AIRCEL simcard) which was very well detected and able to browse Internet in Ubuntu 12.04 previously. Unfortunately I have installed V mobile ...
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Micromax MMX 310G Data Card is not being recognized as a modem

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I plug My USB Mobile Broadband Modem, it is detected as a storage disk. It does not switch its mode to Modem. The modem is Micromax MMX310G 3G.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do i configure universal USB modems (e.g. iBall 3.5G Connect)

There is no user guide with this USB modem for linux installation and it is not detected automatically in Ubuntu 11.10. Help.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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No “Enable Mobile Broadband” option

When i installing ubuntu 11.10 using live CD, i can see "enable mobile broadband" option, then i check it and setting up the dial up configuration. And then i connected to the internet while the ...
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Huawei e303c data-card not working for Ubuntu 11.04?

Cheers to you. I got a problem in making a Mobile-BroadBand connection in Ubuntu 11.04, using 'Huawei e303c' usb data-card. I'm using Tata Docomo 3G sim-card (India, circle: Maharastra). My ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Oops ! there is a problem running this software, unable to locate the program

I am using Huawei plug and play(auto run) data card. Intially it was working fine for my Ubuntu 13.04. Then I tried use the another Huawei data card that requires software installation. Hence I ...
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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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Desktop interfacing with existing application indicator - Network

We build new drivers for Ubuntu for the mobile broadband card that is USB based. Once the device is enabled, we want to change the application indicator to indicate the device is available or device ...
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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 ...