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Tue, Jun 7, 2022 7:15 PM

Linux box PPP connection using wireless modem and AT&T SIM


I have a small linux box with a 4G/2G wireless modem attached.

I want to connect it to the AT&T network and provide internet connectivity using the PPP protocol.

Can I use any AT&T SIM for that?

Do I need a special data plan?

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We want to help provide you some information on our available data plans, @noamd


AT&T Wireless Internet (AWI) was retired and is no longer available for sale. AT&T Wireless data-only plans support the devices listed below: 

  • Tablet.
  • Mobile hotspot.
  • Laptop Connect.
  • LTE camera.

AT&T Wireless monthly data plans at a glance

  • 25GB: $50
  • 40GB: $75
  • Price includes a $10 discount when you sign up for AutoPay and paperless billing
  • Overage: $10 per 2GB

AT&T PREPAID data plans at a glance

  • 15GB: $35 per month (add 5GB for $10).
  • 20GB: $25 per month - when you pay $300 in advance for 12 months (add 5GB for $10).
  • 100GB: $55 per month (add 5GB for $10).

Find out which data-only plan is right for you.


We hope this information helps! Let us know if you have any other questions.


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