Connecting to NMU LTE

Is NMU LTE available in your area?

NMU LTE is available everywhere NMU EAN is available. Go to the Check Availabilty page and click the "Check Availabilty" button. Enter your complete address with Street Address, City, State, and Zip code to see if NMU LTE is available in your location.

If you were issued an NMU X1 Carbon or T460s ThinkPad, you can get NMU LTE network and SIM cards installed so the computer can access the NMU LTE network. If you have not already done so, please stop at the Helpdesk to get a work order for the LTE hardware to be installed in your X1 Carbon. More information on WiMax and LTE can be found at www.nmu.edu/lte. and at NMU LTE Frequently Asked Questions page.

For all other WiFi capable devices:

NMU LTE CPE's (Customer Premises Equipment) from Micro Repair. An NMU LTE SIM card will be included. You will still need to go to https://register.nmu.edu to register the SIM card to the NMU network before you can access the Internet from the NMU LTE Network.

If you want to purchase your own LTE CPE, NMU tested devices are listed here. You will still need to purchase a NMU LTE SIM card from Micro Repair, configure the CPE, and go to https://register.nmu.edu to register the SIM card to the NMU network before you can access the Internet from the NMU LTE Network.

Connecting the X1 Carbon ThinkPad to NMU (LTE)
 

1.Left click the “WiFi” or “Ethernet”  icon in the system tray in the lower right corner of the Windows desktop.
   
2.Make sure "Mobile Broadband" is turned "On" and click the “NMU (LTE)” icon under the “Mobile broadband” section of the “Networks” menu.
   
3.Check the “Connect automatically” checkbox if it isn’t already checked and click the “Connect” button. The icon initially may indicate a “Limited” connection but then display “Connected”
 
4.The “LTE”  icon will appear in the system tray when NMU (LTE) is in use. The number of white bars indicates the signal strength. 
 

Connecting the X1 Carbon ThinkPad to NMU WiFi

1.Left click the “LTE”  or “Ethernet”  icon in the system tray in the lower right corner of the Windows desktop. 
 
2.Click the sliding switch under “WiFi” to turn on the WiFi network adapter in the “Networks” menu.
   
3.Select the WiFi connection you want to use (Use the “NMU” WiFi connection if on campus). 
 
4.Check the “Connect automatically” checkbox if it isn’t already checked and click the “Connect” button. The icon initially may indicate a “Limited” connection but then display “Connected”.
   
 5.The “WiFi”icon will appear in the system tray when WiFi is in use. The number of white bars indicates the signal strength. NOTE: The system will use the WiFi connection by default even if the NMU (LTE) connection is on.
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