Comment 28 for bug 868034

One of my friend said adding "blacklist usb_storage" to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf solved the issue

Can any one confirm it? I think several other Huawei modems also doesn't work.

There is also another method of fixing this using old network manager packages

http://www.technewsdaddy.com/2011/ubuntu-11-10-and-huawei-e220/