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What to do when GSM modem is stuck on a non-data cell?

mrx23dot

December 11, 2018 - 4:29pm, 98 views

Hello,

What can I do if one GSM provider's network is in zombie state? 

Meaning GSM modem connects to it, but cannot do GPRS traffic on it, so it just stays on that network, until the provider solves the problem.

Eg. the entire O2 network did this in the UK for a few days, costing us a lot.

Is trere an option to skip that provider and connect to a different one automatically.

I want to avoid manual network search, because it takes >1minute, and in a car the cell towers always change.

My modem: BGST-2

Thank you