Cherie Ve Ard

About Cherie Ve Ard

Host and author at RVMobileInternet.com, and co-author of The Mobile Internet Handbook. Using the internet since before it was called the internet, mobile internet since 2000 and relying on mobile internet from an RV full time since 2007.

Simple Mobile T-Mobile Plans Discounted for Amazon Prime Customers

T-Mobile based cellular plans are abound this week it seems, and another deal is just announced specifically for Amazon Prime members. MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) Simple Mobile has partnered with Amazon to offer a limited time promotion (undisclosed for how long) of 25% off their cellular phone plans. You can keep the special rates […]

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Mid-2017 Mobile Internet Update

At the end of every year we do a wrap-up of major changes in the mobile internet industry. But this year, there’s been so many significant changes since that major update that we thought it would be worthwhile to present a quick mid-year review to keep all of our readers up to date. First, here’s […]

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AT&T’s Wireless Home Phone & Internet Rural Plan – 250GB for $60/month!

There are some evenings you’re up late on Facebook, on Valentine’s Day no less, and you see something that makes you blink your eyes in disbelief. 250GB of high speed LTE data on AT&T for $60/month?? And 500GB for $100?!? But that’s precisely what Robert Wisner posted about in the Full Time RVers Group on Facebook. Frustrated […]

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Verizon Brings Back Unlimited Data Plans – With Some Catches

In a surprising Sunday evening press release, Verizon has announced that starting tomorrow morning (February 13th) it will once again be offering unlimited data plans. This is a shocking move from a company that just a year ago was swearing that Unlimited Data Plans made no financial sense, with Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo frequently speaking […]

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Cricket Wireless Adjusts Plans – 8GB for $50/mo | 12GB for $60/mo

(1/25/17) – Data Plan Allotment Increases: AT&T’s Cricket Wireless just announced that beginning January 27, 2017, it will be increasing the amount of high speed data included on its $60 plan. The plan will now offer 12GB of high speed data (previously 10GB). Cricket also reports that it has made their October 8GB promotion on the $50 plan […]

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EchoStar 19 Launches from Cape Canaveral, A Huge Step for Mobile Satellite Internet

On Sunday afternoon, the long awaited EchoStar 19 satellite built for HughesNet launched from Cape Canaveral Florida after a few delays. The launch is exciting news for RVers awaiting the next potential viable option for mobile satellite internet. In Summer 2015, RTC Communications announced they were working with HughesNet to allow mobility with their KA-band […]

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4G Antenna Shop Offers Unlimited Data Plan on AT&T’s Network Starting at $60/mo

  We’re always keeping an eye out for interesting cellular data plans that are a good fit for the needs of RVers. In particular, we have been on the lookout for a reasonable AT&T based offering since the sudden demise of Harbor Mobile a couple months ago. Earlier this week we had a reader contact us asking about a newer […]

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Verizon Prepaid Data Plans Get Always-On Data

Earlier this month nationwide cellular carrier Verizon re-tooled all of their postpaid plans. One of the popular new features is ‘Safety Mode’ which allows customers to choose what happens when they hit their data cap – be charged overages, or be throttled to slower speeds. Now Verizon is introducing a similar concept for their prepaid customers […]

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Verizon Introduces the ‘New’ Verizon Plan – Raises Prices, Adds Data & Features

As we reported on last week, Verizon has been dropping hints about “fireworks” this week, fueling rumors of newly revised Verizon plans with some exciting new features about to be announced. And today – Verizon made it official, announcing the new plans will become available tomorrow, July 7th. And while the new features are indeed pretty exciting, […]

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Karma Launches ‘Premium’ Add-On Service

Karma, the Sprint reseller with their own proprietary mobile hotspot and some unique data plans, just sent out notification to their customers that they have a new add-on service they are calling ‘Premium’. The service can be added to either of their Pulse or Refuel data plans. The Premium service adds the following features: Ability to […]

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AT&T Prepaid goPhone Plans Get Extra Data

Good news for those utilizing or contemplating an AT&T prepaid phone plan via their goPhone brand. Starting on Friday, the carrier has announced they will be including a bit of extra data on these plans for the same price. The $45/month plan is going from 2GB to 3GB of high speed data. And the $60/month […]

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AT&T Reseller Harbor Mobile Gives Customers 2-Day Notice of Cancellation

Harbor Mobile, a reseller of AT&T business plans that came on our radar earlier this year, sent out a message to their customers today telling them the will no longer be able to provide the service. Harbor Mobile offered very affordable smartphone and data only plans that were a fraction of the cost of going direct with AT&T. Options for […]

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Tello – A New Sprint MVNO With Configurable Plans

This week a new Sprint reseller, Tello, is launching – and they have a unique way to choose your prepaid cellular plan. All plans are smartphone plans – you can bring your own compatible unlocked device, or you can purchase a device from Tello. You then can chose how many minutes, texts and GBs of […]

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New Cricket Unlimited Data Plan on the AT&T Network

Cricket Wireless is AT&T’s prepaid brand that has offered some attractive smartphone plans in the past. Today they announced that on Sunday they will have a new unlimited data plan available. The plan will cost $70/month (or $65/month with autopay), and includes unlimited on device data capped at 8 mbps speed when on LTE and […]

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Verizon & Android? Use Android Pay and Get Some Free Data!

If you use Verizon with either their The Verizon Plan or More Everything Plans and have the Android Pay app that allows you to pay directly from your Android phone in retailers – Verizon is running a free data promo. The first time you check out in a retail location using the app (referred to […]

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