This will alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: Like mobile phones, mobile broadband modems can be SIM locked to a particular network provider. Another problem is the lack of cross-platform compatibility, meaning that non- Windows operating systems such as Linux often do not have an equivalent driver to operate the modem.

Logitech Advanced Optical Tracking. ET Magazine.

Cambridge University Press. The rapid update of modems led to a similar rapid increase in BBS use, which was helped by the fact that BBSs could control the modem simply by sending strings, rather than talking to a device driver that was different for every direct-connect modem.