[ubuntu-uk] Mobile broadband modems - using them on multiple networks
douglas_c_1876 at hotmail.co.uk
Fri Dec 19 17:15:10 GMT 2008
I am using the Huawei E220 with Vodafone on Intrepid 8.10
The laptop is an EI systems 13 inch screen.
The broadband worked straight away.
On Fri, 2008-12-19 at 10:35 +0000, Tony Arnold wrote:
> Rob Beard wrote:
> > Now I was wondering if it's just a case of plugging the modem in and
> > changing the profile settings, or do the modems need some sort of
> > firmware update to unlock them?
> I tried a friends 3G USB modem from 3 recently. I pluged it in to my
> laptop running Intrepid, and a window popped up saying a new mobile
> broadband device had been discovered. It hen took me through a wizard
> that just asked me who was providing the service and that was it, it
> just worked! I could then use Network Manager to select the 3G
> connection and all was good. I was very impressed.
> Tony Arnold, Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 6093
> Head of IT Security, Fax: +44 (0) 870 136 1004
> University of Manchester, Mob: +44 (0) 773 330 0039
> Manchester M13 9PL. Email: tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
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