3rd generation mobile telecommunications - a generation of standards for mobile phones and mobile telecommunication services fulfilling the International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 (IMT-2000) specifications by the International Telecommunication Union.

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Monitor modem speed and transfer volumes in OS X

I've got Nokia CS-17 internet stick and looking for a simple utility that would show me my connection speed and transfer volumes while i'm connected, ideally directly in the menu bar. I don't want ...
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My Netgear MBRN3000 3G router gives “Connection Refused” errors

I'm trying to setup my wireless 3G router Netgear MBRN3000 but I cant even access the setup page. I have reset it several times, restarted it, checked the connection, checked its ip with ipconfig ...
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How can I use the 3G feature on my Acer TravelMate 8572?

I've just been given a TravelMate 8572 to work on at a client. A highlight was seeing that this machine apparently has built in 3G, but nowhere in any of the three manuals I've downloaded does it even ...
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Share a 3G Internet Connection between different Devices using WiFi router in Windows XP

I have a 3G USB stick connected to my desktop PC. I want to share the internet connection so that I am able to use the same connection on my laptop and mobile phone simultaneously. I also have a WiFi ...
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What's the best software for connecting a 3G dongle on a mac?

My Huwaei dongle provided by O2 comes with 'mobile partner'- arguably one of the most horrible pieces of software of it's kind. Is there an alternative that is superior?
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How do I set up Internet connection sharing in Windows XP?

This used to work, then it stopped. Internet connection sharing host pc XP on an ethernet lan with client XP and client windows7. Need step-by-step instructions for host pc client xp client ...
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What is the best way to send SMS or place voice calls via mobile 3g modem in Linux?

I have a ZTE MF112 mobile broadband modem, which comes with Windows drivers and software. This software allows not only connect to Internet, but also send SMS and place calls (as in you dial number in ...
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How can I create an ad-hoc 3G computer-to-cell-phone network?

Is it possible to set a personal network up between my computer (3G modem) and cell phone (3G modem)? If so, what software would I need to be running on each? Could I just manually set the attributes? ...
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Windows 7 “Set Network Location”: global or per interface?

Whenever I plug in my wireless modem on Windows 7, I get the following dialog: It's not entirely clear to me whether the option "Treat all future networks that I connect to as public, and don't ask ...
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Setting up Home network on Windows 7 Home with 3G modem internet connection

I am having a hard time setting up a home network on two Windows 7 machines. The situation is complicated by the fact that the internet access is via a USB 3G Modem device on the one machine. The ...
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Why is overseas 3G so expensive? [closed]

The question is: why is overseas 3G access so expensive? I normally live in UK and while travelling abroad, noticed that data rates are just astronomical. Is there a technical reason for this or is ...
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Using 3G or 4G for home WiFi

I live at a place where the WiFi signal overshoots my house, and thanks to that I have to use dialup. My brother has an Android phone I think and he is able to browse the internet and stuff using 3G, ...
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3g device not detected as modem in debian lenny

In debian lenny, the modem of my 3g usb device is not detected. It is detected as a storage device. I am using wvdial to connect internet. The logs, dmesg and var/log/messages shows the device is ...
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During a Wifi/3g/GSM wireless download, what transmissions are made by the downloading party?

I realise the answer may depend on which wireless technology we are talking about. Information on any of the above would be interesting. I am interested in knowing if there are continuous ...
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MIC not working while using BSNL 3G USB Datacard

I'm using BSNL 3G USB Datacard. While using it in Vista/Ubuntu, if I use some voice chat clients like Skype/Gtalk, the person on the other side isn't able to hear my voice. I couldn't understand the ...
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Does any internal 3G wireless broadband cards for linux exist? [closed]

I am looking for a Linux compatible wireless (3G) broadband card to use with a linux computer. Does a card like this exist?
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WinXP - Having trouble sharing internet with 3G USB modem via ICS

all! I've been banging my head against a wall with this issue for a few days now and am hoping someone can help out. I recently signed up for T-Mobile's webConnect 3G/4G service to replace the ...
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Share 3G internet connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Share internet in Linux Hi, I new in linux and I would like to share my 3G intenet connection using a ethernet cable, but I dont know how to doit, and I have problems ...
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Copy wireless network connections for multiple users - Ubuntu

I have a remote ubuntu box running 10.04 that connects to the internet using a 3G wireless dongle (Huawei E1762). This connection is up and running for one of the users on the machine, however the ...
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Place calls from Windows (7) using a SIM-card

So, I have a built-in Globetrotter SIM module in my netbook that allows me to access the internet over 3G. The software that comes with it also allows me to send and receive text messages. However, ...
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Any way to bond 2 3G wireless USB keys on a single PC?

I have 2 USB dongles for 2 different carriers, both of which offer 3G speeds. Is there a way to bond them together, and used them at the same time, in order to increase speed? EDIT: I need this in ...
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Installing 5505 Wireless Mobile Broadband module in to Dell E6410

I have a dell E6410 from work which I want to put a Dell Wireless 5505 mobile broadband card into from my old XPS M1210. I've moved the hardware over and the E6410 can see it but when I try running ...
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Can I use the voice & SMS features of my GSM SIM through my laptop?

My laptop (a Lenovo T410s) has an internal GSM modem (device manager calls it a Qualcomm Gobi 2000 HS-USB Modem 9205) that I'm currently using a regular (voice, data, text, etc) 3G SIM in. The data ...
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Orange UK Internet Everywhere (Huawei E1752) using Linux/PPPd

I have been trying to get an Orange UK 3G dongle to work with Slackware 13.1 (ships with what is allegedly pppd v2.4.5). It seems to successfully authenticate with CHAP (not that the ISP seems to ...
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Compatibility List for Netgear MBR624GU

Does anyone know where I can get a compatibility list for the Netgear MBR624GU 3G router? Their support says go to http://www.netgear.com/3G but this shows no support for dongles in the UK.
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How can I use my USB 3G modem on Linux?

I have a USB 3G modem, which connects to the Greek GSM provider CosmOTE. Its software runs under Windows; thankfully my kernel seems to understand it is a modem, since it creates a couple ...
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How to uninstall a driver from OS X

I have a 3G Modem, that i install on my mac, the first time it didn't want to work, i found out that i needed to update it (its firmware?) so as it works on my mac. That is what i did, and know it ...
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internet access options in remote area? (read: no comcast,qwest, etc) [closed]

Currently I am living in a fairly "remote" area, in the countryside, and cable internet access through the typical companies like comcast and qwest is just not available here. I've been trying to ...
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Local Only 3G Router via Broadband Device?

I am looking for the name/type of device which does the following: Connects to the internet via ethernet or wireless and then produces a "fake" 3G signal for my iPhone to connect to. The 3G ...
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pppd disconnects from 3G, doesn't reconnect, w/ persist set

I am trying to configure pppd to connect to a 3G network (Sprint, in this case) and then stay connected, reconnecting automatically if the remote connection is terminated. I have enabled the persist ...
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Disable Windows Update when on 3G network

Are there any tools/utilities that will change Windows Update to not download when a machine is using a 3G-type wireless network connection? Not sure if there is any difference between using a 3G USB ...
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How backward compatible are the HSDPA mobile networks

I have got this Huawei wifi device, which has been unlocked for other networks. Works fine in UK on Vodafone (as well as 3). We are trying to get it to work with the Claro network in Jamaica. It ...
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How much data bandwidth can a 3G gsm cell tower can support? [closed]

I was always wondering how many simultaneous users can a 3G tower supports with its data rates? I mean they advertise 28.8Mb/Sec for the 3G Data but in reality if a lot of people use it say 10 , it ...
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Alternative 3G Modem to replace Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite? [closed]

I'm based in the UK and have a Vodafone K3520-Z 3G Modem which by default comes with Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite to manage connecting to their 3G network. The software's awful and I'm fairly sure ...
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Dual internet connection setup

So I'm currently connected to two internet connections. My 3G network and the company's wireless connection. But I don't really understand which one I'm using. Is there a way to find out which ...
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How can I share my laptop 3G connection with another laptop using Wi-Fi?

I have an Intel laptop with Wi-Fi running Windows Vista, and connected to the Internet using the Huawei 3G key. Can I share this connection using Wi-Fi with another laptop/device? I can't find an ad ...
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Network tools not working with a 3G connection

Some of my network tools stopped working after I switched to a 3G connection from a DSL one. Cain and Abel's sniffer, Metasploit, even the NMAP scanner. I'm using Windows 7. The 3G device in question ...
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Is it possible to use T-Mobile's 3G network on the airplane? [closed]

So that I can go online? Does it have signal in the air?
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Do all Samsung NC10 netbooks have 3g modems

Do all Samsung nc10 netbooks have 3g sockets.
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Routing network traffic on Windows Vista

I have two network adapters. One is connected to a 3g-router and the second network adapter is connected to the local network. I want to route all traffic on specific ip-addresses/hosts to the ...
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Verizon Wireless Mobile Broadband Connect w/ Linux Netbook

I currently have a Blackberry Curve 8330 with Verizon Wireless. I'm considering activating their Mobile Broadband Connect service. I'd like to use this service with my Asus eeePC 1000 netbook running ...
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3G Data Usage utility for a netbook?

I infrequently browse on my netbook via my 3G cell/mobile phone. The data becomes EXORBITANTLY expensive once I've gone over my cap. AND the telco's online usage meter can be up to 2 days out of ...
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Which router should I buy for 3G/HSDPA using Three Mobile Ireland? [closed]

I've been spending quite a bit of time working over in the Republic of Ireland (Co. Donegal) at the moment. There's no terrestrial ADSL but there is a fairly usable 3G/HSDPA service from Three Mobile ...
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Any good way to improve 3G reception?

My T-Mobile Web'n'Walk III (AKA Huawei E170) 3G dongle has very variable reception while I'm at home and has no external aerial connector. Are there any tricks that actually work to improve reception ...
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How do I tell Windows to use 802.11 in preference to 3G?

I have a Samsung NC-10 netbook which I take to work every day. Most of the time I use it just on the train/bus, but I also use it at work and home. It has a built-in 3G card which I want to use when ...