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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Cellular voice and/or SMS from a Windows laptop with a WWAN card? [closed]

It's possible to get cellular data service on a laptop with a WWAN card.However, is there any way to get cellular voice or SMS service working as well?I'm asking both about the hardware and the ...
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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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How do I get on the internet in a 3rd world country? [closed]

My girlfriend is doing peacekeeping work in Rwanda and she has very poor internet access and it's difficult to stay in touch.What technologies or resources are available for non-connected or remote ...
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Is there anything like proxy but for cell phone?

I want to know if there is something like a proxy, but for cellphone calls, not for smartphones, but controlling it from computer??
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Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U (AT&T Momentum 4G) on Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to get a Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U (more specifically, the AT&T Momentum 4G) working under Ubuntu Linux.I've looked at a number of pages so far:How to connect internet using AT&...
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Why do mobile networks have high latencies? [closed]

While Ethernet and WLAN typically have latencies on the order of 1-10ms, mobile networks (GPRS, UMTS etc.) have much higher latencies (200-400 ms for UMTS, even more for GPRS).Why is that?I assume ...
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How could I set up redundant HSDPA (3G) modems for my internet connection?

How would I go about setting up four 3G (I'll use this as a shorthand for GPRS/EDGE/HSPA etc.) modems, each one for a different network, on my machine so that if my first choice network gives bad ...
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Trace AT commands to a modem

I have a HSDPA modem attached to the USB port and I use the software that came bundled up with this modem to connect to the Internet. Can I trace the AT commands issued to this modem using a packet ...
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AT commands to activate CDMA modem?

Does anyone know the AT commands to activate a CDMA modem or update the roaming capabilities?
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Can one minimize the amount of internet traffic generated by a netbook when tethering it to a cell phone?

I would like to tether a netbook running Windows XP, via USB, to a Nokia E63 cell phone. I have a smallish data plan:500MB/month. I simply want to pick up mail and browse the web. It would be nice to ...
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Using the T-Mobile Edge Network on the Laptop

I have EDGE on T-Mobile and I want to use that internet connection on my laptop. I think it is called tethering. Any ideas
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Use case for sharing wifi over bluetooth? [closed]

What is the use case for applications like PDAnet or Android Wifi Tether supporting sharing wifi over Bluetooth? A friend and I were discussing this, and neither of us could figure out why you would ...
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How do I usb tether my Cyanogen modded G1's internet connection to my Toshiba Tecra 8000 running Xubuntu?

I have usb-tethering enabled in my phone. It works fine with Vista. When I plug my phone into my Tecra 8000 laptop running Xubuntu, dmesg shows: "usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd ...
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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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Use Nokia E71 (USB) as cellular modem on Ubuntu 8.04

Is there a way to use my E71 as a cellular modem on Ubuntu 8.04? I'm using a USB cable to eliminate any Bluetooth problems, and prefer USB over Wi-Fi sharing solutions.Thanks,Adam
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Windows 7: Don't download updates while connected with cellular internet

I want my Windows 7 to install updates without asking me except while it is connected to the internet with a cellular network. How can I do that?