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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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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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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Setting up two usb modem-3g mobile broadband

I am trying to connect two usb modem at the same time. I would like ubuntu to recognize both of them as different usb modem (i.e. ppp0 and ppp1). I am newbie in ubuntu so I would appreciate it if you ...
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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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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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Micromax mmx352g not working in ubuntu 14.04

My Micromax usb modem mmx352g was working well in ubuntu 12.04. After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, no option for mobile broadband is found in the dropout menu.
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Mobile broadband not showing in Network Manager?

I just installed a HP hs2350 module in my laptop - it was "donated" from a new laptop, same model as mine (HP ProBook 6570b), that didn't need the module. I've never had issues with mobile broadband ...
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Mobile (Cellular) Phone Internet Connection Daemon Name

While I am mobile, sometimes I need to use the mobile (cellular) phone Internet connectivity. (I have followed the procedure chalked out here.) But sometimes, the connection option disappears from the ...
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Using an internet stick with Ubuntu 14.04 (t-mobile)

I have a laptop with a newly setup Ubuntu 14.04 install and I would like to use my internet stick: It's an HSUPA USB Modem Model:MF 195 (according to the printing on the stick). The provider is ...
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Problem Enabling Mobile Broadband D-Link DWM-156

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit and D-Link DWM-156 modem. When I plug the modem, it's detected and works fine. But when I replace the simcard it's not working and the mobile broadband cannot be ...
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Unable to Connect Mobile Broadband in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently upgraded Ubuntu to 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 ...
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Cannot connect my tata photon+ in normal boot mode(able to connect in recovery mode)

I tried installing wvdial and configure the wvdialconf with number,username and password and it gives this :/$` sudo wvdial --> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.61 --> Cannot open /dev/modem: ...
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How to connect mts broadband to internet in ubuntu 14.04?

Modem is not detecting in network manager but it is detected while running lsusb command. Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 ...
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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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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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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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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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Xubuntu 13.04 - mobile broadband can not be enabled

I installed Xubuntu 13.04 and Lubuntu 13.04; not together (dual boot) but one by one. For both, I experienced the same issue. My notebook is Acer AO532h. I want to use Xubuntu or Lubuntu on it. ...
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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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ZTE USB MODEM Problem

Today I've install my ZTE (MF193A) USB Modem on my laptop. Then I connect to internet and also browse some page. But after restart my laptop my laptop cant recognize my USB ZTE Device. But lsusb ...