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#56582 18-Jan-2010 11:53
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I have an ADSL2+ broadband connection via Telecom feeding a D-Link modem/router and then several computers around the house accessing this service via ethernet cable or wireless.


I conduct financial instrument trading from home, so a reliable connection is critical. Before Xmas I bought a Telecom broadband USB modem to contect to their cellphone network.


How do I set my computer (ie just my computer - not all the household) up so that if I lose my LAN connection and/or the ADSL feed the USB modem will automatically connect to Telecom's cellphone network. This needs to be done in a manner that means the USB modem is not using any data when not activated.

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  #290851 18-Jan-2010 12:05
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The easiest option and quickest would be to just plug it in your PC and connect to the mobile broadband when your ADSL goes down. You can't really automate it - well, not easily without custom building software.




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