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Set up Access Point Name (APN) for LTE 4G Gateways

How to configure APN settings on Dusun 2G/3G/4G IoT gateway will be presented here.

Dusun IoT’s 4G LTE gateways can connect the internet through 2G/3G/4G cellular networks. Dusun IoT gateways support 2G GPRS, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE, 4G LTE-M(Cat-M, 4G NB-IoT technique. Users will need to configure APN settings when they want to connect Dusun 2G/3G/4G IoT gateways to the internet by 2G/3G/4G network. The APN or Access Point Name is the network Dusun 2G /3G/4G Gateway uses for internet access. You should get the APN (Access Point Name) settings from your mobile Internet service provider before doing this. This article provides steps on how to configure APN settings on Dusun 2G/3G/4G IoT gateway.

1. Configure an APN for Dusun 2G/3G/4G gateways

1) Launch a web browser from a device that is connected to the gateway. The device can be a computer that is directly connected to the gateway (figure1: connection type 1).

System configuration

Figure 1. Dusun Gateway system architecture

2) Insert your sim-card into the gateway sim-card slot.

3) In the address field of your web browser: Enter

4) In the Login field, enter the gateway password and click the Login button. The default password is root (case-sensitive).

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5) Select Dusun > 4G3G Argments Config.

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6) Fill Apn set( field/ User set field(username)/Pass set(password) filed.

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2. Example Settings by Carrier

Major carriers and their APN settings can be found online, such as:

Several mobile operators and their mobile card have been tested on the Dusun gateways, please check the following settings for detail and with your carrier for the most up to date settings. Users should note that LTE-M, LTE NBIoT, LTE(cat-4) are different.

1) AT&T (USA)

  • SIM Card Type: 4G LTE-M card with 4G LTE cat.m1 data support

  • APN: broadband

  • Username:             Password:

  • Note: The LTE cat.m1 data support should be activated, the sim card number and IMEL should be bonded on the AT&T website.

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2) EE (UK)

  • SIM Card type: common SIM card with 2G support

  • APN: everywhere

  • Username:         Password:

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3) KDDI (Japan)

  • SIM Card type:  soracom LTE-M IoT sim-card with 4G LTE cat.m1 data support

  • APN:

  • Username: sora    Password: sora

  • Note: The card should be activated on the KDDI website.

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How to configure APN settings for

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