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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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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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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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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Enable Mobile Data (3G) Ubuntu Touch Nexus 4

I have installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, using the manual flashing method. I am now trying to enable mobile data, it didn't automatically configure. Is there a way to do this manually, bearing in ...
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Mobile broadband

I dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.04.with a USB Sierra mobile router. Until recently both systems connected to internet almost instantly--windows still does. Ubuntu does not. It can take 30 ...
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Mobile Broadband connection (Dongle) needs to be added again on every boot

Using a Mobile Broadband connection (Dongle, Tata Photon+/Huawei). i add the connection and it works fne but only till next reboot. On rebooting again the connection settings disappear and i need to ...
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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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Qualcomm Mobile Broadband

I have a HP Probook 4520s, with Ubuntu 12.04, I am unable to get the Mobile Broadband connection working. After I create the connection there is no option to connect to it. I am fairly new with ...
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Setup mobile broadband dell 5540 hspa card and ubuntu 12.10

I go to network connections Select Mobile Broadband Select Add Select Dell Wireless 5540 (only option) Select United States Select Provider AT&T For select plan, I can chose from MEdia ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...