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Intermittent issue with mobile broadband and mesh wifi

I am attempting to use an EE sim card in a Huawei B525 router to provide decent home broadband. In order to do this around the house I am disabling the router wireless and using a BT Whole Home WIFI. ...
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Is it possible to use a 4G LTE Huawei mobile gateway Router to connect NBN internet

Is it possible to use HUAWEI E5186s-61a 4G LTE Mobile Gateway Router to replace NBN wireless router? At home I have Superloop NBN(Australia) NBN connection. My understanding is the NBN Internet ...
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How to place and receive phone calls on Debian?

I have a 4G modem with a valid SIM card on a Debian PC. The WWAN card is a Fibocom L850GL provided by Lenovo on a new X1C7. I have modem-manager-gui and I can send and receive SMS with it. How can ...
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Fallback mobile internet

I will be having a Linux machine (probably Ubuntu) in an environment where the wifi password changes weekly. This means that I'll have to always locally login once and change the password, before I ...
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Mobile broadband routing on Win10

Lenovo X250 with a Sierra EM7345 4G LTE mobile broadband card and Three SIM, running Win 10, latest patches and latest Sierra driver. Normally I connect to the Internet via domestic WiFi but if I ...
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Blank SIM ICC ID in Mobile Broadband Hardware information on Windows 8

I recently added a Sierra Wireless mobile broadband card to my Dell Latitude E6330. In order to activate service, I need both the IMEI and the SIM ICC ID. When I look at the information in PC settings ...
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4G Mi-Fi hotspot : unlocking a hotspot will increase speeds?

Brief background of question: I have Alcatel MW40-0B46 Mifi 4G hotspot device . Initially it was locked for 'Airtel' carrier. It was getting halted very often (even after trying obvious things ...
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Access LAN via secondary/additional WAN

Summary: I'd like to access LAN resources via (Open)VPN and an additional mobile broadband router (additional connection). Network properties: Asus RT-AC88U router with local IP 10.100.200.1 ...
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Receive calls and texts from a mobile modem on Windows 10

Other posts on SuperUser about this issue are either too old to be useful, are for a different operating system, or are not exactly what I am looking for. Background I have a Windows 10-on-Arm ...
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Connect to raspberry pi (non public ip via 4G/LTE) from an android phone (non puplic ip via 4G/LTE)

I have a raspberry pi running mariadb connected to a 4G/LTE router. I want to connect to mariadb from an android phone on 4G/LTE. As i only have a non puplic IPv4 IP Adress on the 4G/LTE router, i ...
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Secure Connection Failed on LTE Connection

I have a problem with a Lenovo Thinkpad 8 tablet running Windows 10 Pro. After resetting from the Recovery menu, a problem with the LTE connection occurred. Although the Connected status appears, any ...
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How to use both wifi and cellular network on mobile phone at the same time? [closed]

Nowadays, many mobile phones can access network via different channels including cellular network as well as wifi, and for phone with dual sim, they can also access multiple networks. For fastest ...
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Mobile broadband SIM not connecting via laptop

I have an HP EliteBook Folio 9480m Windows 7 and have inserted a SIM card for Telstra mobile broadband. Usually when I use the same type of SIM on similar laptops then the connection to the internet ...
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Is data compression (V.42bis, V.44, MNP5) applicable for mobile broadband data connection (GPRS, UMTS, LTE)?

When using GSM (GPRS, UMTS, LTE) cellular network modems, there are options to control Data Compression (e.g. V.42bis, V.44, MNP5). When using "modern" USB-dongles or telephones in modem-mode, is ...
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How to change MAC address

I have lenovo laptop with integrated Ericsson H5321 Mobile Broadband device. I need to change its MAC address but it seems there is no program which could do that (Technitium TMAC, Lizard Systems ...
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Determining the cause of dropping TCP connections

So there's a service listening on a port and there's a client connecting to it (TCP protocol). The client and the server try to "ping" each other from time to time. For example, this is the client ...
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Huawei usb stick troubles on ubuntu

I have Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS with kernel: 4.4.0-45-generic. I have USB stick modem refirmwared for the cellular company owns the modem. The problem is that often, I need several time to reinsert ...
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Set/unset mobile connections as metered

In my notebook I have a Sierra Wireless 4G/LTE module and Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update. I would like to avoid Windows to download updates when I am connected through the mobile connection. Even ...
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4G LTE Mobile Broadband internet for rural areas

I'm moving to a rural area where there is no internet service, however, it is covered by my carrier's 4G LTE network. I am considering mobile broadband. With a mobile hotspot, what can be expected as ...
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Mobile hotspot IP Address

Let's say I am in Oregon and I have a mobile hotspot with a Maine phone number. When I connect to that hotspot on my laptop, would my public IP show from a range in Oregon or Maine? Are there any ...
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Does a USB 4G dongle connected to a router perform differently to a router with a 4G SIM slot built-in

I think I covered the question in that beasty title but I'll give some background to the question. We are organising a charity LAN event and need a method of getting reliable Internet access via 4G ...
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How to configure DNS on Mobile Broadband Interface using command-prompt on Windows 8?

I am using a HSPA USB modem which has two different modes. One which lets you install modem driver/software, and other which enables Mobile Broadband Interface on Windows. It's possible to set DNS ...
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Why do some websites only display on a mobile phone, not a PC?

I used to be able to view websites like: http://blinx.wapka.me/index.xhtml and http://vendamp3.wapka.mobi/ on my computer screen. But in the past few months they only show up on my mobile phone ...
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Mobile Broadband connection disconnects everytime

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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Find broadband router configuration url

I have a vodafone ZTE modem, I wish to configure it. But when I enter the modem's url or modem's default gateway the browser does not display any configuration page. How can I get the configuration ...
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Windows 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing: Mobile Device says “No Internet Access”

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 (without Update 1). I have setup ICS like this: Charms > Settings > Network > Network Name (Mobile Broadband) Share this Connection = on It turns on successfully, ...
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How can I connect to a Mobile Broadband device and a Wifi network simultaneously, and use the Mobile Broadband internet?

In my current work situation, I'm using a Windows 8 laptop and I need to be connected to two networks simultaneously: A Telstra mobile broadband device, which has internet access. This is connected ...
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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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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. Is the microSD card required? What is it used for? Is it required for the Internet ...
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How to trace Windows 7 Mobile broadband?

I know that I can enable mobile broadband tracing with netsh mbn set tracing mode=yes But where all the trace files will go to? Here is all information that I can find about this issue: Usage: set ...
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Can the MAC address of the USB stick broadband connection be traced together with the IP address?

Can the MAC address of the USB stick broadband connection be traced together with the IP address? Also, the mac address of the broadband stick used, computer or network card inside the laptop, etc.?
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Need Mobile Broadband with Port Forwarding [closed]

Need Mobile Broadband with Port Forwarding. Currently living in a place with no broadband connection, so I'm using mobile. I have a server running low traffic demonstrations. Would like a very ...
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How to Prevent Updates over Broadband?

My broadband connection is metered with steep price jumps at set levels of bandwidth consumption. The WiFi internet connections I use however are unlimited. Therefore, I would really not want any ...
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How do I Increase Network Utilization in my USB Mobile Broadband?

How do I increase network utilization in my USB Mobile Broadband? I have a USB mobile broadband and it says I have a link speed of 3Mbps but somehow, I can't fully utilize it. Is it possible to fully ...
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Can I Share My Mobile Broadband Internet Through Ad Hoc Connection?

I have a USB Mobile Broadband for my Internet. it doesn't support WiFi function. Is it possible to share my internet connection to another computer through ad hoc? Assuming both computers are running ...
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Internet connection watchdog

In order to work around some problems with some unreliable 2G/3G mobile broadband connections I would like to set up an automatic service to forcibly restart either the network interface itself or the ...
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Excessive registry activity by svchost, WWanAPI error

I am using mobile broadband connection. I am restarting it often via task scheduler. After a while the machine experiences slow downs, high disk usage, high CPU temperature. ProcMon investigation ...
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Data speed on usb 1.0 vs 2.0

I have a CDMA USB dongle that I use for connecting to the internet. Now I plan to upgrade to a 3G dongle which has a USB 2.0 connection. Right now I have only USB 1.0 port on my computer. Will the ...
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How to I setup a VoIP Server (not connected to telephony)

What I need is a VoIP server that allows people use their data bundle to make calls within an app (mobile/PC), but not necessarily app to phone but App to App. That means, both users have the app ...
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Cannot make mobile broadband Vodafone USB connection Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I bought yesterday a Vodafone USB stick for internet connection. I am located in Romania. This is what I've did: First Thing Network Connections, added connection. Selected ...
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Delete Mobile Broadband Connection on Windows 8

How can I delete a mobile broadband connection on Windows 8 Pro (64bit). I tried: netsh mbn show profiles but all I get is: There is no Mobile Broadband interface There are two Mobile ...
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Use commandline to show disabled network interfaces in windows? (Mobile Broadband and Regular Connections)

There are a few ways you can list network interfaces via commandline. For example: netsh interface show interface netsh interface ip show interfaces ipconfig |findstr "adapter" For Mobile Broadband ...
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Telstra Mobile Broadband adaptor won't work with ethernet connected

Due to security requirements I'm having to use some rather kludgy workarounds to what should otherwise be a simple issue: I have a scanner connected via ethernet to a computer that our tech support (...
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Why the usage spikes?

I have a Verizon wireless account with a phone and a wireless router. I have a 2 gig data plan - I do not use much bandwidth, as I use my computer for email, web, writing, and development, much less ...
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Setting up DNS on mobile broadband and/or setting a system wide DNS address?

I am using a Huawei E3131b 3G dongle to connect to internet. I'm having troubles setting up DNS servers that persist across reboots. Manually specified DNS servers are not used at all if I use the ...
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Can I tell which process is using my 3G connection?

My PAYG 3G bandwidth is vanishing at an alarming rate. Yesterday 2GB just surfing and processing email, in an hour or two. I just experienced it again, with 500MB over about an hour. I suspect either ...
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Controlling bandwith while using GPRS on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have an issue with my windows 7 machine using a lot of bandwith while connected to the internet. I'm trying to limit the bandwith by using Opera in Turbo mode, but some other program is sucking down ...
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Dell XT2 Upgrade to Windows 8, Embedded WWAN Not Turned On

I've been working on a friend's computer, and upgraded her Tablet/Laptop Inspiron XT2 (originally with XP Media) to Windows 8 Pro. The laptop has an embedded (believe it's the 5600) WAN card for ...
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How difficult would it be to set up a proxy for mobile browsing?

I hate browsing the internet on my iPhone. I rarely get 3G, and even when I do the speeds are typically sub-DSL. But Safari (at least my version) doesn't give me many options to optimize my experience....
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USB stick connection

I had purchased vodafone USB stick few months ago. At presently I am not using it, so I disconnected the connection and the dongle is there with me as it is. I tried to use other sim of other network ...