[ubuntu-uk] Vodafone 3G card with T-Mobile uk SIM [Works]

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sun Jul 1 21:39:13 BST 2007


Matthew Macdonald-Wallace wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-06-30 at 17:58 +0100, alan c wrote:
>> I am delighted to find that (with Kubuntu 7.04) a Vodafone 3G card
>> (pcmcia) with T-Mobile SIM (payg) works easily in my Dell Inspiron
>> 1100. (Note 7)
>> :-)
>> Delighted is an understatement.
>> 
>> I bought the (unlocked) 3g card from ebay (40 uk pounds).
>> The T-Mobile pay as you go SIM was a nominal 50 Pence from T-Mobile.
>> (note 4)
> <snip>
> 
> I currently have a contract with T-Mobile and I've added the "web &
> walk" package (£7.50 pcm).
> 
> This allows you (although I don't think it's official!) to use any
> mobile as a modem (and therefore probably a 3G card) via bluetooth/usb
> etc and gives 1Gb(!!!) allowance per month.
> 
> So far, I've had no issues with any of the following traffic:
> 
> SSH
> http
> https
> smtp
> pop3
> imap
> ftp
> 
> Alan, can you post this onto the Wiki? It looks like a brilliant write
> up!

Ok - I am not experienced with where it should go - could you or 
someone please suggest a particular link?
tia
-- 
alan cocks
Kubuntu user#10391



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