Setup a new Speedster – Huawei E160/E169

Before you start setting up your Speedster Service you must first confirm your Speedster service has been activated.

We will send out an SMS to your provided mobile number with confirmation.

If you have not received this SMS, please contact Customer Service.


Before connecting your speedster modem

Before connecting your Speedster Modem, make sure the SIM card is seated correctly.

Your SIM card should be placed like the image below


Most speedsters are dispatched with the sim card already inserted. Alternatively the sim will need to be punched out of the card below and inserted into the speedster.


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Status lights


Green Blinking (twice every 2.7 seconds) Modem is powered on
Green Blinking (once every 2.9 seconds) Modem is registered to a GSM/GPRS/EDGE network
Blue Blinking (once every 2.9 seconds) Modem is registered to a UMTS network
Green On Modem is connected to a GPRS/EDGE network
Blue On Modem is connected to a WCDMA network
Cyan On Modem is connected to a HSDPA network
Off Off Modem is removed



GSM/GPRS/EDGE refers to 2G Speeds

WCDMA/ HSDPA refers to 3G


Connecting your Speedster modem

After connecting your speedster for the first time, you will need to install the device.

Please select your operating system below for walkthrough guides.


Any other enquiries

If there is still no service after following these steps, contact iPrimus and our technical support team will investigate this issue further.

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