dongle and SIM

  brlignorant 22:47 PM 12 Feb 12
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Why does a dongle need SIM?

  difarn 07:51 AM 13 Feb 12

A dongle uses the 3G mobile network - see answer to previous post.

  Forum Editor 17:37 PM 19 Feb 12

A mobile broadband dongle is effectively the same as a mobile phone - it needs to identify itself to the network before it can use the service, and for that to happen it must be fitted with a SIM that has a unique identity.

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