How do I activate a CradlePoint Modem with Verizon Cellular Service?

AER 2100LE-VZ
VERIZON 4G LTE

Verizon LTE SIM activation process

  1. Obtain a properly provisioned SIM from your Verizon or Verizon-reseller sales representative.  SIM provisioning is done the same way as USB modem SIM provisioning.  The standard plans are “Mobile Broadband.”*
  2. Insert your SIM card into the SIM slot of the AER LTE modem and attach the two included antennas (finger tight only).
  3. Connect the AER LTE modem to the compatible CradlePoint AER 2100.
  4. Power on unit and check modem signal strength LEDs to make sure the unit is in a good coverage area (2+ bars).
  5. Confirm that the Internal modem1 light is solid green on the router (indicates activation successful and router is connected to the network). This should take less than 5 minutes.

*Note: Router pricing plans for B2B customers and M2M small data limits and pooled plans are also available for this product.  These plans are available only through Verizon business representatives.  Contact your Verizon representative for more information.

For static SIM process please see the following        

Verizon LTE customers with static IP address SIMs

To ensure proper initial activation of your LTE static IP SIM with the Verizon network while in a CradlePoint router or adapter, please follow these steps the first time you use the product:

  1. Confirm with your Verizon sales representative that your account and SIM have been properly provisioned with a static IP address on the Verizon network. SIM provisioning is done the same way as USB modem SIM provisioning.
  2. Insert your SIM card into the SIM slot of the AER LTE modem and attach the two included antennas (finger tight only).
  3. Connect the AER LTE modem to the compatible CradlePoint AER 2100.
  4. Power on unit and check modem signal strength LEDs to make sure the unit is in a good coverage area (2+ bars).
  5. Wait up to 60 minutes for the activation process to complete. DO NOT POWER OFF ROUTER OR UNPLUG AER MODEM
  6. When modem activation is complete, the Internal modem1 LED will turn solid green on the router or adapter.

ARC MBR1400LE-VZ, ARC CBA750B-LE-VZ & ARC CBA750LE-VZ

*** Note:  The CradlePoint CBA750 & ARC CBA750LE-VZ were discontinued as of May 1, 2013 ***

VERIZON 4G LTE

Verizon LTE SIM activation process

  1. Obtain a properly provisioned SIM from your Verizon or Verizon-reseller sales representative.  SIM provisioning is done the same way as USB modem SIM provisioning.  The standard plans are “Mobile Broadband”.*
  2. Insert your SIM card into the SIM slot of the ARC LTE modem and attach the two included antennas (finger tight only).
  3. Connect the ARC LTE modem to the compatible CradlePoint ARC MBR1400 or ARC CBA750.
  4. Power on unit and check modem signal strength LEDs to make sure the unit is in a good coverage area (2+ bars).
  5. Confirm that the modem USB1 light is solid green on the router (indicates activation successful and router is connected to the network). This should take less than 5 minutes.


*Note: Router pricing plans for B2B customers and M2M small data limits and pooled plans are also available for this product.  Note that these plans are available only through Verizon business representatives.  Contact your Verizon representative for more information.

For static SIM process please see the following        

Verizon LTE customers with static IP address SIMs

To ensure proper initial activation of your LTE static IP SIM with the Verizon network while in a CradlePoint router or adapter, please follow these steps the first time you use the product:

  1. Confirm with your Verizon sales representative that your account and SIM have been properly provisioned with a static IP address on the Verizon network. SIM provisioning is done the same way as USB modem SIM provisioning.
  2. Insert your SIM card into the SIM slot of the ARC LTE modem and attach the two included antennas (finger tight only).
  3. Connect the ARC LTE modem to the compatible CradlePoint ARC MBR1400 or ARC CBA750.
  4. Power on unit and check modem signal strength LEDs to make sure the unit is in a good coverage area (2+ bars).
  5. Wait up to 60 minutes for the activation process to complete. DO NOT POWER OFF ROUTER OR UNPLUG ARC MODEM
  6. When modem activation is complete, the modem USB1 LED will turn solid green on the router or adapter.
ARC MBR1400E-VZ & ARC CBA750E-VZ

*** Note:  The CradlePoint MC100E modem cap was discontinued as of November 5, 2012 ***

VERIZON 3G EVDO

A wireless broadband data plan must be added to your ARC product. A new line of service can be added or a data plan can be transferred from an existing account. Wireless broadband data plans are made available from Verizon, and are required to allow your modem to connect and transfer data on their network

To add or transfer a broadband data plan, or to check if your modem has a broadband data plan attached, contact you Verizon representative and provide them with the MC100E model number and ESN from the product. (Note that ARC MBR1400 or ARC CBA750 will not be visible in the Verizon system – it will show up as MC100E which is the modem part of the ARC product).

After adding a data plan to the modem, the modem may need to be activated from the router.
To activate the modem.

ARC MBR1400
Login to the MBR1400 setup pages (click here for instructions) and select Internet from the top navigation bar then Connection Manager from the drop-down menu, find and select the CradlePoint “EVDO Modem” and click Control modem and click Activate.
When modem activation is complete, confirm the modem USB2 is solid green on the router.

ARC CBA750
Login to the CBA750 setup pages (click here for instructions) and select Modem from the top navigation bar and Update from the left menu.  Clickupdate. When modem activation is complete, confirm the modem USB2 is solid green on the router.

 

COR IBR600LE-VZ & COR IBR650LE-VZ
VERIZON 4G LTEVerizon LTE SIM activation process1. Obtain a properly provisioned SIM from your Verizon or Verizon-reseller sales representative. SIM provisioning is done the same way as USB modem SIM provisioning. The standard plans are “Mobile Broadband.”*

2. Insert your SIM card into the SIM slot of the COR IBR600LE, shut the cover door, and attach included antennas
(finger tight only).

3. Power on the unit (ensure the SIM door is shut, and the on/off switch is set to on “I” which is next to the door)

4. Check modem signal strength LEDs to make sure the unit is in a good coverage area (2+ bars).

5. Confirm that the modem light is solid green on the router (indicates activation successful and router is connected to the network). This should take less than 5 minutes.

*Note: Router pricing plans for B2B customers and M2M small data limits and pooled plans are also available for this product. Note that these plans are available only through Verizon business representatives. Contact your Verizon representative for more information.

Verizon LTE customers with static IP address SIMs

To ensure proper initial activation of your LTE static IP SIM with the Verizon network while in a CradlePoint router, please follow these steps the first time you use the product:

  1. Confirm with your Verizon sales representative that your account and SIM have been properly provisioned with a static IP address on the Verizon network. SIM provisioning is done the same way as USB modem SIM provisioning.
  2. Insert your SIM card into the SIM slot of the COR IBR6x0LE, shut the cover door, and attach the two included antennas (finger tight only).
  3. Connect the AER LTE modem to the compatible CradlePoint AER 2100.
  4. Power on the unit (ensure the SIM door is shut, and the on/off switch is set to on “I” which is next to the door)
  5. Check modem signal strength LEDs to make sure the unit is in a good coverage area (2+ bars).
  6. Wait up to 60 minutes for the activation process to complete. DO NOT POWER OFF ROUTER.
  7. When modem activation is complete, the modem LED will turn solid green on the router.
COR IBR600E-VZ & COR IBR650E-VZ
VERIZON 3G EVDO


A wireless broadband data plan must be added to your COR product. A new line of service can be added, or a data plan can be transferred from an existing account. Wireless broadband data plans are made available from Verizon, and are required to allow your modem to connect and transfer data on their network

To add or transfer a broadband data plan, or to check if your modem has a broadband data plan attached, contact you Verizon representative and provide them with the COR IBR600E or COR IBR650E model number and ESN from the product.

After adding a data plan to the COR IBR600E or COR IBR650E router, the modem may need to be activated.
To activate the modem.

COR IBR600E & COR IBR650E
Login to the COR setup pages (click here for instructions) and select Internet from the top navigation bar then Connection Manager from the drop-down menu, find and select the CradlePoint “EVDO Modem” and click Control modem and click Activate.
When modem activation is complete, confirm the modem LED is solid green on the router.


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