Test summary

Connect a Zebra TC26EK CBRS tablet to the Celona CBRS network.

Zebra TC26EK CBRS tablet details

Model: T26EK

Android version: 10

Build number: 10-16-10.00-QG-U47-H158-HEL-04


* Be within range of your Celona RAN network.

* Acquire a Celona SIM, activate the SIM in the Celona Orchestrator, and assign it to the Celona Edge instance that corresponds to your Celona RAN topology.

We assume a start with the Zebra TC26EK CBRS tablet having just been through the Reset Wi-Fi, mobile & Bluetooth process.

Configuration steps

Install the Celona SIM. Remove the battery, SIM cover, and install the Celona SIM. Replace the SIM cover and battery. Power on the tablet.

While the cellular signal icon indicates signal, a ping will fail. You will need to create an Access Point Name in the device settings. In this example, we use PingTools from the Play Store.

Create an Access Point Name

  • On the main screen, swipe down twice to expand the window and click on the gear on the lower right to get to the Settings screen.

  • In the Settings screen, click on Network & internet.

  • In the Network & internet screen, click on the Mobile network, Celona.

  • In the Network Settings screen, expand Advanced.

  • Scroll down to and select Access Point Names

  • In the APNs screen, click on the + icon to create a new APN.

  • For the new APN, set Name and APN to default.

  • Click on the 3 dots in the upper right to save

  • Verify that the new APN is in the APNs list.

Confirm basic connectivity

To see the Celona solution in action, check out our getting started guide.

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