Accessing the Internet via cellular network. Also known as wireless Internet access or mobile broadband. This tag should only be used in reference to tethering a cellular device to a PC for the purpose of sharing Internet access with the PC. All other questions about cellular / smart phones or ...

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Is there a point to a VPN via a mobile device?

I have a VPN that uses a service based in a country with no-log and no-track laws that are specifically antithetical to surveillance-heavy state policies like those in the USA, GB, and Germany. The ...
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Connecting router through (potentially) multiple celluar hot spots

I am having an issue (both technical and customer-service-oriented) with my ADSL ISP, and I'm now considering just dropping them and moving up to unlimited cellular plans for my wife and me. The cost ...
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Using 4G LTE modem with dialup connection

I just reformatted my PC and getting frustrated with my 3G/4G modem. When I plug the modem it asks me to install the software, which I did already. Then I am opening the Modem software and trying to ...
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Set up Ubuntu to auto connect to cellular if other network is absent

I have an Ubuntu 17.10.1 installation on a laptop which has a WWAN module built-in. I would like it to automatically connect to the cellular network if no other types of connection are present, and ...
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Which cell tower is better to point at

I live in Ireland, and plan to live in a remote area. The problem is the broadband available through physical means is non-existent (1Mb). With that in mind I've decided to give mobile broadband a try,...
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Use a modem to repeat wifi from a cellphone

I have a HTC cellphone which is in use as access point for internet.I want to repeat the wifi signal using a TP-Link wireless router (TL-WR740N) in order to use the lan inputs it has and to extend ...
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Does Kaa platform support LTE communication

I am looking into Kaa as a IoT management platform option for our project, but I cannot find a definitive answer on their websiteDoes the Kaa platform support devices connected through cellular 4G/...
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Dual WAN Failover Routing w/ Dynamically Assigned IP Addresses

I'm setting up a portable, embedded Linux machine for use in outdoor environments where I'm likely to get internet access either via an in-field wireless network or a cellular data connection. On top ...
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Cellular hotspot used for hosting server

We would like to use this mobile hotspot to connect a video security system (Apasonic DVR) to the internet.The Apasonic DVR hosts a web page where security footage can be accessed. With a wired ...
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Cellular to Ethernet connection

I'm looking for a way to provide 3G or 4G cellular data to a wired Ethernet device.So far the only way I've been able to do it is:Use a MiFi to convert cellular -> WiFiUse a WiFi Extender with an ...
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How do mobile companies detect tethering? [closed]

I've got 2 sim cards from the same mobile network provider with the same "unlimited" data plan.Card number one works great when tethering from an android phone. And also from a 4G router (mifi) ...
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Syncing to a Cell Phone Companies NTP Server [closed]

Not strictly for authentication, I am looking for a way force my Ubuntu NTP Server to use my cell phone companies network time as a basis for all my in home time. I cannot seem to find the address ...
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Is there any way to put the sim card from my cellphone into a hotspot device?

Hotspot devices do not have unlimited data. I have unlimited data with sprint (I am aware that they throttle the top 5%). I don't need calling, I just wan't a device that can last a really long time ...
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Why are we still stuck on IPv4 when we are IPv6 ready? [closed]

With IPv4 finally just about out, why is it so hard to switch over to IPv6?My entire home network is IPv6 and the switch over was easy. Is it a hardware problem that keeps IPv6 from taking off? From ...
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What does a custom APN profile actually do, and why do I have to re-enter the proxy in my browser when I tether?

I'm currently in Canada and I'm using the 7-Eleven Speakout "unlimited browsing" mobile internet plan. Unlimited browsing means that only HTTP and HTTPS are unblocked, while any services that use ...

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