Lets see how I started using this device on my Linux distribution (You can follow the same steps to configure this device on any Linux distribution) :

Device : [b]ZTE EV-DO AC8700 800M[/b]

Product Vendor : Qualcomm, Inc.

1) Insert the EvDO device into USB port

2) Check whether the device is getting detected on your system or not. You can issue the following command in console :

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BSNL supplies ZTE AC8700 modem for EVDO users. The model is ZTE MG 478.

Information from product page:

Specification:
Frequency: 800MHz
Dimension: 80mm × 36mm × 12.8mm
Interface: USB
O/S: Windows 2000/XP/VISTA

Feature:
Voice call Dialer,Phonebook,SMS Manager,Call history
Compliant with CDMA2000 Read more of this...