Dan Williams examines the vagaries of mobile broadband cards
in a posting on his blog. He reports on the problems when trying to get NetworkManager working with all of this different hardware.
"Yes, there are standards. But as we all know, given 10 people and a standard, you'll end the day with 12 or 13 differently behaving "standards-compliant" implementations. People suck. Youd think it would be easy to agree on an AT command for "prefer 3G / prefer 2G / 3G only / 2G only". NO SIMPLE FOR YOU. But NetworkManager has to work around huge amounts of stupid. Here's a run-down of some of the mobile broadband hardware thats available today and what about it sucks.
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