[Skunkworks] Wi-Free - No connection

Michelle Tongo shivumich89 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 16 07:48:44 EAT 2013


@Edge:
Check your OS. You do not just install on any platform.
In case of problems contact me.
Cheers



On 16 April 2013 06:48, John Gitau <jgitau at gmail.com> wrote:

> Very few providers still have free open ports. You could try a proxy that
> rewrites free urls like mobile.facebook.com but I can assure you that
> will still be dpi'd.
>
> Jgitau
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> On 16 Apr 2013, at 00:02, Martin Chiteri <martin.chiteri at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> If you have done it before getting the modem up should not be too
> difficult for me. The goodness with Wi-Free I understand is that it enables
> you to use modems "toll free". You get a connection to the Internet from a
> cellular phone network provider (Orange) without purchasing air-time or
> data bundles from them per se. Rather you use an application (Wi-Free) that
> allows you to surf using open ports on the provider's gateway servers and
> give the wi-free people some cash, Kshs. 600.00 or so.
>
> Martin.
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 11:49 PM, Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> You can share your successes/frustrations as you progress. For starters
>> you can get a working ppp.conf from me (also available online). For the
>> modem to work, you'll need to disable the virtual cdrom using the AT
>> command: AT^U2DIAG=0, assuming you go the Huawei route. If this Wi-Free is
>> what is being described here -> http://www.wi-free.com/download.html,
>> then I don't see a variant for Unix that you can deploy on *BSD.
>> I still don't understand what's so good with this Wi-Free anyway...maybe
>> one day I will get the gist!
>>
>>
>> On 15 April 2013 22:55, Martin Chiteri <martin.chiteri at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks @Wash, I will give it a shot then and likely post a few comment
>>> back.
>>>
>>> Martin.
>>>
>>> On 4/15/13, Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > @Chiteri,
>>> >
>>> > I have used Huawei modems on FreeBSD/PC-BSD without any problems. E160,
>>> > E1750, E1820, E173.
>>> > If this Wi-Free uses PPP, then you should surely connect. However, I
>>> am not
>>> > ready to comment on how things will be at protocol level. I just
>>> realized
>>> > that I saw this thread's subject as WiFi and not Wi-Free. Sorry and
>>> > apologies to the OP (Edge Kenya). This is my moment of 100% ignorance.
>>> I
>>> > have no idea what Wi-Free is, to be honest. And I wasn't misquoted,
>>> Mickey.
>>> > It's a case of mistaken reference:)
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On 15 April 2013 22:40, Martin Chiteri <martin.chiteri at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> Another ignorant and perhaps lazy question please. Has anyone tried
>>> >> Wif-Free on a FreeBSD box or any of its variants? My P.C BSD
>>> >> installation works finely with my wireless card and I would like to
>>> >> try Wi-Free on it with a GPRS / 3G modem.
>>> >>
>>> >> If someone has done this before you can kindly explain the quirks if
>>> >> you experienced any along the way.
>>> >>
>>> >> Thank you.
>>> >>
>>> >> Martin.
>>> >>
>>> >> On 4/15/13, Joseph Tintale <jayxtintale at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >> > @Wash Wi-Free uses a modem (definitely modems have SIM cards).
>>> >> >
>>> >> > On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:57 PM, Mickey Mickey
>>> >> > <michaelakunga at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> >> >
>>> >> >> @Wash hehehehehehe LOL men you know how to choose words did I see
>>> you
>>> >> say
>>> >> >> "you hate being misquoted" ooooohhh yeah someone will hhheheheheh
>>> >> >>
>>> >> >>
>>> >> >> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:31 PM, The sherminator
>>> >> >> <steve.kim41 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> >> >>
>>> >> >>> color me intrigued.. but what the hell is wi-free?
>>> >> >>> On Apr 15, 2013 8:04 PM, "Odhiambo Washington" <
>>> odhiambo at gmail.com>
>>> >> >>> wrote:
>>> >> >>>
>>> >> >>>> SIMs, if that means SIM Cards, are not used for WiFi. They are
>>> used
>>> >> for
>>> >> >>>> GSM/3G/EvDO.
>>> >> >>>>
>>> >> >>>> Your question is quite sketchy to be meaningful. For instance,
>>> SIM
>>> >> >>>> cards
>>> >> >>>> are not used on Iron boxes or TVs...
>>> >> >>>>
>>> >> >>>>
>>> >> >>>> On 15 April 2013 19:58, Edge Kenya <edgenetworkskenya at gmail.com>
>>> >> wrote:
>>> >> >>>>
>>> >> >>>>> Hi all,I have tried connecting with Wi-free using 3 different
>>> SIMs
>>> >> but
>>> >> >>>>> so far unsuccessful. Any tips on what I might be doing wrong?
>>> >> >>>>>
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>>> >> >>>>
>>> >> >>>> --
>>> >> >>>> Best regards,
>>> >> >>>> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
>>> >> >>>> Nairobi,KE
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>>> >> >>>> "I can't hear you -- I'm using the scrambler."
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>>> > Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
>>> > Nairobi,KE
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>> Best regards,
>> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
>> Nairobi,KE
>> +254733744121/+254722743223
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