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dongle and SIM


brlignorant

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Why does a dongle need SIM?

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difarn

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

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Forum Editor

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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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