Meteor don't pitch this product as supported on Ubuntu / Linux.. but I found a number of blog/forum posts that suggest that the Huawei E180 usb modem used by Meteor works out of the box. The real question was .. once you had the device recognised, what configuration did you need to get it to work?
I offered 50.00 of my hard earned coffers to the person who could tell me how to get Meteor Broadband to go working (naively) on the Huawei E180 in Ubuntu.
Update .. I got it working!!
I hope this is of help to someone else..