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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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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Mobile Broadband not working in 12.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 and connected to MTS MBlaze. I get the message "Connection Established". But when I open Firefox, I can't view any web page.
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Mobile broadband device was detected before but now not any more

I am using a Huawei E1731 Mobile Broadband Device since few months now. I've had no problem with it, after installing it it ran perfectly. However two hours ago suddenly the device is not detected ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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USB internet not accessible

I'm brand new to ubuntu and linux. We access internet from a usb stick issued by a local telephone company. When I plug the stick into the computer, I see the device listed under internet connections ...
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Bluetooth Dial-Up Networking using Blueman

I want to configure a dial up network connection via bluetooth to my phone in order to access the internet. I use Lubuntu 12.04 (Ubuntu with LXDE) which has the Network Manager Applet and Blueman ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Mobile Broadband Settings with Terminal

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my beaglebone and now want to make appropriate changes to be able to use my Huawei e173 modem. I can successfully use Huawei e173 on my desktop ubuntu 12.04. But I ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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neither mobile broadband nor wireless connects on ubuntu whereas it does in windows 7 running parallely

i am using ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron n5010. I read almost all the posts available but couldn't get my internet connection established. I have an MTS Mblaze usb net connect. i added the device ...
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No enable mobile broadband option

I just migrated from Wubi to actual dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 my machine is an Aspire 4750G. When I had (Wubi) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit the network applet included the "enable mobile ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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How to connect with Mobile Broadband using a Verizon LG USB

I have an LG-VL600 VZW broadband USB adapter that my company provides and it is activated and working on Windows7 but can't get it working in Ubuntu 12.04. I've created a mobile broadband connection ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Help required to use Dell 5620 WWAN EVDO-HSPA Mobile Broadband Card work in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Dell 5620 WWAN EVDO-HSPA Mobile Broadband card in DELL LATITUDE E4300. Operating System is Ubuntu 14.04 (64 Bit). Need Suggestion on what application should i install/configure to ...
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Mobile datacard detection problems

My 3G BSNL Visiontek Mobile Datacard is not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04. Even under internet connection menu there is no "Enable Mobile Broadband" option, and also under "Edit Connections" my device ...
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Installing DWM-157 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install my new D-Link USB Modem on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed these instructions. Except that there was no .tar.gz files. So I installed the .deb files, which instead. It seems like ...
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HowTo setup Qualcomm Gobi1000 HP un2400-module mobile broadband on Compaq Mini 110 - 110c-1010SO

I need some help with setting up/finding drivers for Qualcomm Gobi1000 HP un2400-module for mobile broadband/Internal SIM card on Ubuntu 12.04.4*/Compaq Mini 110 - 110c-1010SO *OS: Ubuntu 12.04.4 ...
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ZTE MF730M Usb Modem won't connect to the internet?

I am trying to connect to a 3G network using my ZTE MF730M modem. When I try to connect in Windows 8, it just asks for my PIN code and then it connects directly without problems. In ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Huawei 3G E3531s Data Card not working,

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my system.But Huawei 3G E3531s Data Card is not working.Can u please suggest me how to get it working.I configured using network connections but it is of no use.
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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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Can only connect to Google sites via mobile broadband

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 (using xubuntu) and I'm trying to surf the web using my mobile phone (plugged to my laptop using a USB cable). For some reason I can only connect to google.com and other google ...
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How do I get a Huawei hilink mobile dongle modem working?

Can anyone help me fix problems with a huawi hilink mobile dongle modem. It worked initially in ubuntu 12.04 but now it doesn't seem to register. I've posted this message from windows ...