[Tfug] cell modem router
zbrdge at gmail.com
Fri May 8 18:37:48 MST 2015
Perhaps I don't understand you completely and this may sound a bit
1) plug the USB cellular modem into your Windows or OS X laptop/desktop/etc.
2) IF your laptop has an ethernet interface, plug the outbound port of the
TP-Link router into it. If not, purchase a USB <=> ethernet adaptor and do
3) Enable 'connection sharing' or the windows equivalent, for the USB
cellular modem interface, then boot up the TP-Link router.
That should in theory be all you need. Generally the 'connection sharing'
type feature of Windows/OS X will make your machine act as a NAT box and
usually enable a DHCP server on all its' other network interfaces. The
TP-Link router will then get an outbound IP assigned by the Windows/OS X
machine which will route traffic via the default route (the cellular
Then again I understand the desire to use the modem directly from your
OS/box of choice as well.
On May 8, 2015 4:57 PM, "erich" <erich1 at copper.net> wrote:
> Says it's a Novatel MC760 on the label, but the usb signature
> Tells us its really a U760. Not much difference.
> Yes, the TP-link OS recognizes it.The problem is the login
> and password procedure that is hidden from the microsoft/apple
> user. One has to collect this information from somewhere, (not
> from the provider. They either don't know or are mum)
> So that you can imitate it on the TP-link.
> I've been searching for this information from 3rd parties
> someone even suggested installing spyware on my MS computer,
> which would then reveal the login & passwd.
> But I'm a little nervous about doing that.
> Bender wrote:
>> Is your modem is not on this list?
>> What model is your modem?
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "erich" <erich1 at copper.net>
>> To: "listserv, TFUG" <tfug at tfug.org>
>> Sent: Saturday, May 02, 2015 8:40 PM
>> Subject: [Tfug] cell modem router
>> I just acquired a,
>>> TP-Link, TL-MR3020 router to work with my cell modem service.
>>> My service (Who shall be nameless) informs me that.
>>> 1) That they only support Microsoft/Apple
>>> 2) That the cell modem can only be used on one box at a time.
>>> plug it in to your laptop run with it. Then plug it in to your
>>> desktop and run with that.
>>> Does anyone out there have a cell modem service that runs
>>> on a router (I suspect that this router is probably an embedded
>>> linux OS)
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