Test summary

Connect Apple iPad Pro 4th generation (model A2068) and Apple iPhone 11 (model 2111) to the Celona CBRS network. Also successfully test Wi-Fi hotspot functionality where required. Here are two videos showing Apple iPad Pro and iPhone 11 in action:

Configuration steps

Support for CBRS (LTE band 48) within Apple devices is functional right out of the box after a Celona SIM card is installed in the physical SIM slot. However, If you’re experiencing issues, check the steps below to confirm your settings.

  • Step 1. Insert Celona nano SIM.
  • Step 2. Go to Settings > Cellular Data > Network Selection should be set to Auto. This is the default setting.
  • Step 3. Go to Settings > Cellular Data > APN Settings and set all APN to default. This step is required to be able use Wi-Fi Personal Hotspot on the Apple iPhone / iPad with CBRS based LTE connectivity as the backhaul.
  • Step 4. Your iPhone / iPad should now be connected to the Celona network.
Apple iPad Pro on CBRS based LTE wireless

Dual SIM operation

If using a locked device, make sure the eSIM on the device is provisioned with the mobile network operator (MNO) subscription identity and the physical SIM slot is available for CBRS based LTE network connectivity. For more details on how to configure dual SIM operation on Apple devices, check out this article.

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