WirelessBroadbandInformation

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Australian Wireless Broadband Compatibility List

This page aims to provide localised information on what Wireless Broadband devices and networks are compatible (out of the box or with configuration).

Feel free to add your experiences here, if you are not sure feel free to email the list for someone to help you out.

Device List

(sorted alphabetically by device and then network)

Device

Network

Version of Ubuntu

Does it work?

Does it require additional configuration? (link to details or quick description)

Example Device

Example Network

8.04/8.10/9.04/9.10/10.04

Yes / No / Requires additional configuration

link to additional details

7.2 Home Network Gateway

Telstra

All Versions

yes

Requires Telephone Activation

Huawei E160G

Three

8.10/9.04/9.10/10.4

yes

none

Huawei E169G

Optus

8.04/8.10/9.04/9.10/10.4

yes

usb modeswitch required for older releases

Huawei E220

Soul (Optus)

8.10/9.04/9.10

Yes

Number "*99#", APN "connect"

Huawei E220

Vodafone

8.04/8.10

yes

can't recall if usb modeswitch was required

Huawei E1762

Optus (prepaid)

9.10

Yes

Number "*99#", APN "preconnect"

Huawei K3765

Vodafone

9.04

requires mode setting

use this software to switch modes. Storage device does not need to be ejected.

Sierra Wireless USB 301

Telstra

9.10/10.4

yes

none

Sierra Compass 885

Telstra

8.10

yes, but

compile kernel module from vendor's site, should be supported OOTB in 10.04 http://sierrawireless.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/500/~/can-i-use-my-sierra-wireless-modem-on-a-linux-operating-system-%3F-%28-v.1.7.30%29

ZTE K3565

Vodafone

9.10/10.4

requires mode setting

use this software to switch modes


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