First Published: May 6, 2010
Last Updated: November 28, 2012, OL-22739-03
This guide provides a brief introduction to 3G wireless network technology and the Cisco 3G High-Speed WAN Interface Card (HWIC) offerings. It provides information about 3G technology and 3G wireless network architectures, particularly from protocols and network connectivity perspective. This information is helpful in understanding the 3G wireless specific configurations for successful customer deployments and for troubleshooting any problems that may arise during and after the deployment.
In addition, this guide provides information about modem activation, profile creation, and other cellular-specific requirements that are necessary before the cellular interface can successfully gain connectivity to the wireless service provider network.
You will learn about various types of typical network deployments. Detailed information on various configurations and guidelines specific to this technology are explained.
Troubleshooting and detailed debugging information is explained, which should aid in resolving any commonly encountered problems.
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