It isn’t a cell phone. Notebooks are often also shipped with a pre-installed SIM. Daniel on Given that feature set, it would be rather stupid to lock it to one provider. Blog Administration Open login screen. Networking by Shara Tibken Oct 22,

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Message 10 of WWAN technology offers you the freedom to work wherever its convenient for you Compatible with WWAN ready models of ThinkPad T, T, W, Xe and Edge Series Notebooks Browse the internet, check email, access company intranets wherever you go with broadband access These cellular technologies are offered regionally, nationwide and globally and are provided by a wireless service provider, typically for a monthly usage fee.

However, on my Windows 7 it did use it with a pre-paid SIM-card and it did work properly.

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There is nothing else in the laptop’s “build” preventing you from using either carrier, regardless of how you ordered it. Download one from this link. It is not necessary though to be connected via 3G to be able to use GPS.


You lenogo also ignore the internal Gobi card, and instead, either get a USB WWAN data adapter “dongle” from a carrier in the country you need, or you can tether your 3G cellphone to the laptop either legally, using the carrier’s plan, or otherwise, using 3rd party tethering software for smartphones. Each device is intended to be used with a specific carrier, and is shipped with firmware to support that carrier.

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After installing Windows 8 there was a mobile broadband device, but funnily enough it was locked to Verizon Wireless. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage lenovp to read.

Jari Turkia on In general, each “officially” supported carrier has its own directory, as depicted in table “Firmware Images”. I cannot do that one either. Any USB-stick will have a better one.

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You will need to enable it only once. Message 5 of Requires service contract with the service gobk monthly service charges and airtime charges are based on data throughput.


Message 8 of Click settings at the bottom, then: Comment 1 15 Serge on Also allows sms to be sent and received. It has information in it about various firmwares for that modem.

It’s not the same as moving a SIM from one cellphone to another. Andy on For more information, please visit www. See the part about energy management. The revision can be found in gob file.

Message 2 of Thank you for your very useful piece of information. When the SIM is enabled on the network, you can connect. Works nicely, you don’t find much of this help now a days, Outstanding thanks!

Thus, create this directory as root, when it does not exist, and copy the appropriate firmware files into the directory. T – Choose to drain lenkvo battery first [Feature Request]. For more information see www.

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