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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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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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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Showing NON-Existing Connections!

Yes, it sounds weird. Since 2 days, Ubuntu is showing a "New Mobile Broadband (GSM) Connection...", which does not exist. I tried rebooting many times and double checked everything. Nothing is ...
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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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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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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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Prevent Ubuntu from recognizing phone as mobile broadband

The WiFi module in my laptop is currently broken and in the meantime I tried to use my phone as a WiFi module. I connect my phone to a WiFi (mobile data is disabled) and plug in my phone to the laptop ...
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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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How do I fix my netman (Huawei E3531) usb broadband internet in ubuntu 14.04.3 it connects but do not display web pages

It ask me my password and then it connects but do not display web pages ( the blue light is on) I can send ussd and get an answer back. Please help
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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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Allowing only certain programs access a mobile broadband connection?

So I got a ThinkPad and I'm wanting to limit what programs are allowed to use the mobile broadband connection and disable the broadband whenever I connect to a wifi network. How can I achieve all of ...
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Have to reconnect mobile broadband many times to establish internet. What could be the reason?

I am using Huawei E303 Model HSPA Stick in Ubuntu 15.10. But i have to keep on disconnecting and reconnecting the internet from the notification area 5-6 times to start browsing. Every time i get a ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad R61 on Ubuntu 15.10: Mobile broadband USB stick needs annoying number of trials until it eventually connects

I'm on a Lenovo Thinkpad R61 running Ubuntu 15.10 and have been doing so since 8.04 with this machine. Since a few weeks, maybe 2-3 months I've been experiencing troubles with the wireless broadband ...
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Tata Docomo Photon is not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

Tata Docomo Photon is not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections contains -rw------- 1 root root 290 Jan 27 22:09 Tata Indicom (Photon+) connection and it consist ...
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Dns probe finished no internet, mobile broadband Ubuntu 15.10

I try to connect my internet dongle to Ubuntu 15.10 as usual step that carry out in creating new connections in Ubuntu. But I see strange behavior are they, I can't choice preferred connection type ...
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usb stick broadband dosent work

My mobile broadband USB stick ( Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ) is sometimes detected and sometimes not. Scenario: I plug-in the stick. It sometimes start to blink and the mobile broadband connection ...
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Launch mobile broadband assistant from cli

Is there a way to launch the mobile broadband assistant from cli? I'm setting up a kiosk-like system, where the user is limited to a chrome tab in kioskmode. I dont have the notification area, but the ...
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Mobile broadband as WIFI network not detected

I have installed windows 7 previously, it successfully detected mobile broadband as well near wifi networks. Now I have totally moved to the Ubuntu 15.04 and I am experiencing this so badly. Because ...
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Cannot Connect to mobile broadband, though it detected in Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I set up a mobile broadband connection as my device was detected. But when I try to connect to it, it start connecting and then pop-up a notification "You are offline, ...
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Cannot connect to mobile broadband Ubuntu 15.04

I am using a USB modem for internet connection that works fine with windows. To work with Ubuntu, I have added a mobile broadband connection. Ubuntu also recognizes the modem and shows the connection ...
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Problem installing Mobile partner in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried installing mobile partner for my Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded the software and installed. But it had not been installed successfully and I had my processor fan running super fast and my laptop ...
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On boot I'm prompted for keyring at login, how do I stop this?

Every time I boot up the laptop, this message pops up on the login screen: "enter password for keyring "default" to access" (slightly paraphrased but same gist). It all started when I bought a mobile ...
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Internet connection in Ubuntu 15.04

I am using the mobile broadband connection in 15.04. Using it on Windows I got up to 8 Mbps, but in Ubuntu 15.04 the browser doesn't load the page or cannot connect to internet. When I download ...
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Ubuntu LTS 14.04 - Mobilebroadband has connections that cannot be removed

I have connections in mobile broadband that cannot be removed. One of the name of the connection is as below. /413050114000449/context1 How can I remove this entry? This is really annoying for me? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...