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Wi-Fi slow on iPhone, fast on computer or tablet

At our home, we pay for 20 Mbps Internet connection to operator. On computers and tablets we get full speed via Wi-Fi, while on iPhone 7 and iPhone XR we gat max 2.7 Mbps. We live in apartment with ...
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How do I route internet through local PPP connection I have on PTY terminal?

I'm doing this hack job where I have routed a cell phone's GPRS modem over to a local PTY. The proprietary debug software actually routes the modem over TCP, I then use socat to route it to a PTY (...
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Where to set AT commands for modem?

I'm trying to use a modem with an Apple MacBook Pro running Sierra (10.12.6) and I've been given the following instructions: The user will have to create a standard 19200bps modem on the COM port ...
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Using Macbook pro 2017 13 inch with High Sierra 10.13.3 with Motorola SURFBoard SBG6580's ethernet port causes bugs on touchbar

I have a really peculiar problem. I noticed that while i was using my new macbook my touchbar would malfunction. for example if i attempt to use the slider to set the brightness, after about 0.5-1 ...
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Macbook Pro Retina suddenly stopped mounting Huawei USB modem

I recently bought a MacBook Pro Retina. The first day I was able to connect my Huawei E352 3G USB modem and it worked all the day. After a couple of day I needed 3G connection again, but my MacBook ...
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Hardware Router For macOS [closed]

I "think" I understand that all firewalls are software. However, I am splitting the monthly internet bill with a roommate who has the ISP modem/router in his room. I would like add (if possible) more ...
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Dialup on 2009 iMac

I'm going to see a family friend who's been having trouble with her decade old Windows machine. I have an old iMac laying around and I thought I would set her up with it. The only thing is, she lives ...
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How do I prevent my PPP connection from disconnecting when it's idle?

I've installed a Huawei-based "surf stick" (a USB stick with a mobile/wireless modem inside) as a backup internet connection in case my main connection goes down. I've configured it as a PPP ...
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What is a PPP server, and why do I keep getting disconnected from it?

I am using a Huawei e160 USB modem and I regularly lose connection to the internet with the following error: You have been disconnected from the PPP server. It has nothing to do with reception, and I ...
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ZTE USB Modem not working in Yosemite

I have updated my MacBook Pro 15″ late-2011 to OS X Yosemite from Mavericks and now my ZTE USB Modem (unclear model) for the internet will not work. How can I get the hardware to work with 10.10?
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Huawei mobile broadband E173 data card not working properly

I am using Mac OS X SnowLeopard. My Huawei mobile broadband E173 data card is giving me problems. After inactivity for some time, it gets disconnected and when I connect again, it shows as connected ...
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How to deactivate the ZTE Connect Manager for Mac?

The Connect Manager for Mac that comes with the ZTE LTE modem model MF821 keeps running even when the modem is not in use, after doing Force Quit in Activity Manager, after kill -9 in Terminal, and ...
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Does Apple make a modem?

I just bought a Time Capsule, and the lack of modem is irritating, as this means I have to buy a seperate one which is another box, won't be as easy to set up and I have to choose one. Does Apple ...
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Is it possible to add an internal broadband card to MacBook Air?

I have a Mid-2011 MacBook Air 11". Can I add a Verizon (or any kind of) broadband card to it internally? We want to avoid having an awkward USB modem hanging off the side.
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Do I have to replace both Airport base station and modem?

I have an Airport base station and Network DG814 Modem Gateway both bought in 2002 and use over the years for wireless access at home to a family's worth macs and one work windows laptop. Demon is ...
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High quality drivers for Huawei E160X modem?

I am using a Huawei E160X mobile dongle on OS X (10.6.8). I am connecting via Orange in the UK using the driver/GUI which is supplied on the device (it's rebranded Huawei software, I believe). If it ...
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MacBook <--> wireless router <--> cable modem [closed]

Judging by the label in the Wi-Fi menu at the right of the top bar, my MacBook is connected just fine to the Siemens Gigaset SE567, which I'd like to use as a wireless router. Judging by the lights ...
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Can I configure the modem on my G5 to only allow calls from certain numbers to ring through?

This is a weird question, I know, but... I have an alarm system which I can call into and send commands to, I.E. to arm/disarm/listen to the ambient noise. However, for this to work obviously it has ...