Setup Mts Mblaze Wireless Internet Connection In Ubuntu

January 18, 2013 | By
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After the fresh installation of Ubuntu, one of the first things you would want to do is update the release or get connected to internet for something else. If you have MTS MBlaze modem, you can get connected to internet in Ubuntu. Ubuntu supports a large number of modem hardware. You don't need to install drivers for it as you need to do in Windows with the setup given in the storage device of the wireless modem. But you do need to setup and configure it for use. This setup guides you through setting up the MBlaze modem in Ubuntu.

Setting up the Mblaze Modem

Step1:

Plug in the modem into your Ubuntu system.

Step2:

Start Network connections from System -> Preferences -> Network Connections. The Network Connections window opens up.

Network Connections

Step3:

Open the 'Mobile Broadband' tab and click on 'Add'.

Add Connection

Step4:

It will open up a window that follows through a wizard of creating the new connection. Press forward button after selecting your device (which will be automatically selected if it is properly inserted.

New Mobile Broadband Connection Select Device

Step5:

Choose your country, and press Forward.

Choose Country

Step6:

Select the service provider as MTS MBlaze.

Choose Provider

Step7:

Press forward and confirm your settings by pressing apply.

Apply Settings

Step8:

Now a window to edit the MTS Connection opens up. Here you can provide the username/password required to dial the connection. Give 'internet@internet.mtsindia.in' as username and 'MTS' as password.

Add Username Password

Step9:

Save the settings and you are done. Remove the device from the port and reconnect it.
Now you can plug in the device any time and click the network icon in the notification area of the top panel to connect to MTS.

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