Changes between Version 36 and Version 37 of wireless/modem


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Timestamp:
12/07/2018 11:58:29 AM (6 weeks ago)
Author:
Ryan Erbstoesser
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add info for sims

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    19791979== SIM Card use on PCI Express form-factor modems ==
    19801980PCI Express form-factor GSM Modems require SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) cards in order to connect to the providers network. There are several different methods for accessing SIM cards depending on hardware:
    1981  * Some modems have a SIM slot on them
     1981 * Most Ventana and Newport boards have SIM slots on the boards, see example [wiki:ventana/simsd here]
     1982 * Some modems have a SIM slot on them (Gateworks GW16126)
    19821983 * Others use sideband signals on the PCIe connector that route to an external SIM slot:
    19831984  * The [http://shop.gateworks.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=146&search=gw16103=GW16103 GW16103] Mini-PCIe SIM, uSD and USB expansion board can be used to provide SIM support for boards with Mini-PCIe sockets.
    19841985  * The [#GW17005Instructions GW16038/GW16062] carriers can be used in specific slots of the Gateworks Laguna product families.
     1986
     1987Other important notes about SIM:
     1988 * Given limited data plans, consider turning off automatic updates. This will vary depending on the OS, but for example some discussion on Ubuntu happens [https://askubuntu.com/questions/1059971/disable-updates-from-command-line-in-ubuntu-16-04 here]
     1989 * SIMs are available for many carriers. In the USA this includes AT&T, Verizon, etc. Some modems are carrier dependent.
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