The following describes how to connect to the Internet using a Novatel Wireless modem and an Apple® running: with Macintosh OS X v10.5.x (Leopard).
Before you can connect to service provider with a Novatel Wireless modem, you will need the following:
In this section, you will configure the modem network connection settings.
If Novatel Wireless HSDPA or HSUPA device shows in interface list on the left of the screen, skip to step #5,
otherwise click on '+'
Select the Novatel Wireless CDMA from the Interface pulldown and optionally change the default Service Name. Click Create.
Click the Advanced... button. Change the Vendor to Novatel. Click OK.
(Note, it is currently not possible to pick both the Vendor and Model without returning to the main window.)
Click the Advanced... button. Change the Model to GSM. Click OK.
Click the WWAN icon in the menu bar and select Connect...
You can also connect from Apple | System Preferences | Network. Highlight Novatel Wireless HSUPA Modem | Connect button.
Once you are connected to the Internet, you can use any Internet application, such as Safari, Firefox, Mail, and iChat, to surf the Internet, check email, and connect using VPN, etc.
To disconnect from the Internet, click the WWAN icon in the menu bar and select Disconnect from the drop down menu.
You can also disconnect from Apple | System Preferences | Network. Highlight Novatel Wireless HSUPA Modem | Disconnect button.
The State of the LED on your modem is a great troubleshooting aid to determine the operating state of your modem. Below are LED State tables for the 9xx, 8xx and 7xx modem families.