A mobile broadband modem for 3G or 4G networks connecting to the computer via a USB port, is commonly referred to as a usb-modem.

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Dongle stopped working in Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Lava 720G 3G dongle which worked on 14.04 without any external drivers or anything but it itsn't working in 15.10. lsusb output (15.10) Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1c9e:f000 OMEGA TECHNOLOGY ...
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How to download files directly on router/modem instead of PC

I have a modem/router (DSL-2750B) with a external hard drive plugged in the USB port. My idea is to download files directly to the external drive instead of my PC. The reason why I would like to do it ...
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Interface between PC SW and external satellite phone?

Is there a way of connecting a Windows PC to a satellite phone so that the following can be done from software running on the PC: Remotely control the satellite phone from software on the PC (i.e. ...
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BQ Aquaris E5 not detected as a GSM modem

My BQ Aquaris E5 (ubuntu edition) was not getting detected as a GSM modem in Ubuntu 15.10 desktop edition. Hence I tried the following shell script: vendor=$1 product=$2 cat <<EOF > ...
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Audio byte stream from serial port

I am working on a USB modem project and I can see from hyperterminal that when a call is in progress, a certain COM port throws a stream of bytes. What I want to do is to save this stream to disk and ...
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Setup Huawei 3G modem under NetBSD

NetBSD 7 see my modem as u3g with ucom's. How I can setup it to work? Is NDIS available or only RAS? UPD: u3g and ucom shown only after inserting, then they disappears.
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Visiontek 82GH 3G USB Modem, Dail up failed

I am facing an issue with Visiontek 82GH 3G USB Modem, It always shows “Dial up failed,” when I try to connect. The modem works on a SIM card (Telenor Network provider), I setup the Connection ...
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USB Modem Power Cycle

I am having a problem maintaining an internet connection using a USB modem. The modem (ZTE MF190 specifically) is plugged directly into a USB port on the PC (Windows 7 Pro) and configured as a ...
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Installing 56k USB modem in Windows XP mode

I have a US Robotics 56k USB faxmodem which I need installing on my machine. I am running Windows 7 and also have Windows XP mode installed. I have searched a lot and it would seem it is not ...
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Find history on usb-modem?

I use a usb-modem on two different PCs, is it possible to find the web connection history of the PC1 when I use the same USB-modem on the PC2? On the USB-modem there is only the web connection ...
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can't access usb modem after bridging modem

I have an air stream 1200 USB modem. I accidentally selected bridge mode and now I am not able to access the USB modem web interface. It gives me public IP directly. This modem came with only a USB ...
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3G USB modem switches back to storage mode after connection is lost

I configured a 3G USB modem (Novatel Wireless U679 (Ovation MC679)) on a Raspberry Pi running Raspian OS. To switch the modem from storage mode (1410:5059) to modem mode (1410:7031), I use the ...
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How does a TAPI Modem work?

I am primarily a software developer, but a client has asked for some CRM software that can pull up the customers information via their phone number coming through the landline. After doing some ...
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One of the usb port still has power

My laptop runs windows 8 and has 2 USB 3.0. port. One day, when I shut down my laptop, I forgot to take off my USB modem. But the USB modem light is still blinking. I tried to move it to the other ...
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Does the Conexant CX06836 modem chipset support caller Id?

I have a USB modem based on the Conexant CX06836.11 chipset. I would like to use its caller Id function (if it is available). Does anybody know with certainty if this chipset supports the caller id ...
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How to get the IMEI of an usb dongle? [closed]

I'm wondering if there is any open/universal method to get the IMEI of a 3g usb dongle programmatically.
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Access internet via Samsung LTE USB modem

I have a Samsung LTE USB modem connected on Ubuntu. The tool for using this modem creates a TAP interface (tap1) and I can successfully receive an IP address using dhclient. I am trying to access the ...
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Telit modems on newer linux kernels are not recognised

I've Telit HE910 and HE910-v2 modems. After switching from 3.13-rc4 (sunxi branch) to mainline 3.17.2 I've got problems with 910. Before modem was set up properly: Jan 1 03:22:11 localhost kernel: ...
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Internet access without NIC card?

If have a USB modem dongle for INTERNET connection. Can i access INTERNET from a brand new desktop/laptop without NIC card using this dongle? I feel that the dongle is just a modem ( with a DHCP ...
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Kannel 1.4.3 Huawei e220 initialization error Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Kannel. Trying to setup SMS send/receive using Kannel 1.4.3 with Huawei e220 modem. OS: Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I am getting this error in bearerbox: 2014-10-15 20:55:50 [3425] [6] DEBUG: ...
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How to send AT commands to HuaweiE3276 using Putty

i am trying to connect with COM port of Huawei LTE modem E3276 with a java program. To test AT commands i am using Putty as terminal application. Once i give COM port and all other parameters (Baud ...
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Connecting ZTE MF636 modem on Windows 8

for a few days I'm trying unsuccessfully to connect the modem MF636 Windows 8 After you insert the modem into the USB plug, as if the drivers are installed correctly, but the software included on the ...
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Why mobile internet sticks have a microSD slot?

I just received a ZTE MF667 mobile Internet modem. It has two slots: one for the SIM card and one for a microSD card. Does the microSD card required? What is it used for? Is it required for the ...
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What happens if I change the DNS of system

I am using internet using Huawei USB Data Card. It has an option of Mobile broadband. and when I connect through mobile broadband I noticed that I can change the IPv4 DNS address. What will happen if ...
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What is the difference between a 3G router and a “classic” router?

I've seen a lot of 3G router and all of them requires a USB 3G modem to work. But basically, any router who has a USB port could handle a USB modem, no ? There is no specific hardware in a 3G router, ...
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How to disable a pc to connect to internet with usb modem

I want to make a configuration in a computer in order to make it unable to connect to internet with modem. I've tried to give it a static ip adress but it works only with WIFI connections. Have you ...
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How to block all Windows 8 Internet connections?

I have a PC with no access to wireless network, but there are people who can accidentally connect a 3g modem to it. It is always switched on with administrator logged in. I want the computer not to ...
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Win XP connection shared over non-192.168.0.1 LAN

I have a ZTE MF823 3G modem connected to Windows XP Professional. It is seen by the system as local area connection with IP 192.168.0.1 and netmask 255.255.255.0. I'd like to share this connection to ...
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How to get rid of found new hardware wizard in Windows XP

Every time I get "Found new hardware wizard" as I connect my USB modem(Dongle) to access internet. I have Windows XP Professional PC. The wizard asks for update driver but i have installed the driver ...
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TC7200 UPC modem not shows USB page

I have TC7200 UPC modem. In manual there is a USB page, but not in my browser. I have connected an external winchester with USB. Any idea?
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Windows 8 apps not connecting to internet with USB dongle/modem

The question pretty much says it all. I have Windows 8 Professional 64-bit and my main/only method of getting connected to the internet is to use this USB dongle/modem I have. Now it works perfectly, ...
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How to start the Remote Access service if get error 711?

When I connect the USB modem I am unable to connect to internet because of this error on Windows 7 Ultimate.
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Stick USB modem to specific /dev/ link

I have up to 4 USB GSM modems from different providers. When I plug it,udev/usbmodeswitch makes a symlink to each device at /dev/gsmmodem, /dev/gsmmodem2 and so on. I need to make the symlink name ...
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How to scan networks with WvDial?

I am using WvDial to scan available networks with these commands: Init1 = AT+COPS=? Baud=460800 Modem = /dev/ttyACM0 Wvdial tries the scan-commands but it seems like it does not wait long enough ...
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Trying to setup complex router configuration

I have an Asus RT-AC66U that I'm trying to use to satisfy a set of four rules: 1-allow wired clients to access the internet 2-allow wireless clients to access wired clients (via tcp and udp) 3-DO NOT ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 3g modem connection established but not used

Our server has LAN (DHCP) connection to Internal Network and 3G (via USB dongle) to the Internet. The Internet access should not be exposed to internal network and vice versa. To be able use 3G modem ...
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How to enable mobile broadband in networkmanager applet

I am using Gnome 3.8 desktop. as a previous Gnome 2 user i know that to enable mobile broadband by entering the context menu with Alt + right click. However with Gnome 3 i am unable to do so . ...
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How to set up a generic USB modem?

I bought a couple years ago a USB modem in Italy (TIM branded, Huawei E1800) but now want to use it with a local sim in another country. The device by default first mounts as a mass storage device, ...
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Better USB 3G stick means better internet speed?

Currently I use prepaid 3G flat internet with some crappy ZTE USB 3G stick. The package I have is advertised as 10Mbit/s, and the modem is limited to 7.2Mbit/s. Speed is nowhere near that and I didn't ...
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CLEAR 4G USB Driver for OS X 10.8

I just got new mac air with OSX 10.8.2. I alsoo have a 4G USB dongle. http://www.clear.com/support/download/usb/clear-4g-mobile-usb states at this point that they do not support 10.8, but do support ...
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Unable to allocate URBs error on USB Wi-Fi Netgear WNDA3200

I bought Wi-Fi USB dongle Netgear WNDA3200. It's based on Atheros AR7010+AR9280 chipset and it is supported by ath9k_htc driver. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.2.0-30-generic (x86_64). This ...
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What gets uploaded when I surf the web?

I am using a modem, and it shows a download speed of n kbps and an upload speed of m kbps. When I check its logs, it shows the amount of data downloaded and uploaded. I'm wondering why it shows that ...
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Bridging 3G USB modem and WLAN through Windows7

Wanted solution: [internet]---[3G USB modem]---[Windows7]---[WLAN] I have a Huawei E367 modem that is connected to a Win7 machine's USB port. This works alright. (except huawei's love for ...
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how to combine the two connections (wireless connection and modem connection) into a laptop?

My modem connection is very slow and I wanted to combine speed with wireless connection, i use windows 7 for the operating system. is it possible?
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Not able to use Nokia C2-00 as modem

I have Nokia PC suite. When trying to connect to the internet it shows "Installing data connecting drivers" and gets stuck here. Please tell me what to do. I have a Nokia C2-00 and Windows XP.
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“idea net setter” 2g data card not detecting in linux mint 12 but working in windows well

My Idea Net Setter data card working in Windows 7 , but not working in Linux mint Model : EG162G The data card is USB type , driver and applications are available inside the data card memory for ...