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 :

#sudo tail -f Read more of this...

BSNL has decided to launch its Data Services on CDMA 2000 IX by using BSNL Internet Connect Card (ICC). The CDMA IX ICC will provide Internet Service @144kbps to computer users on their laptops as well as on desktops.

This service will be available in all those locations, like Chennai, wherever CDMA IX MSC based coverage is there. However, during roaming, the said internet connectivity will not work Read more of this...

Coimbatore: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Coimbatore has offered unlimited usage of high speed Internet through Internet connect card (PCMCIA) up to 144 kbps and EVDO card (USB type) up to 2.4 kbps for high speed internet using laptops and desktops through CDMA Wireless in Local Loop phones.
Advantages

Monthly charges for unlimited internet usage for using NIC Rs. 250 and for using EVDO card Read more of this...