Liz Pfleghardt

About Liz Pfleghardt

Lover of long distance running, balloons, & candy. Full-time RVer exploring the U.S. indefinitely. A teaching assistant and contributor at Mobile Internet Resource Center as well as a big rig driver & dump station specialist. My personal mobile internet setup? Check it out at lifewithdyna.com

T-Mobile Adds New Unlimited ‘Essentials’ Plan & Increases Hotspot Data on One+ Plans

Today T-Mobile announced a new unlimited plan – the ‘Essentials’ plan – offering a few less features than their previous plans – at a reduced price. But of high interest to mobile consumers, T-Mobile has announced they are doubling the hotspot threshold on their Unlimited ONE+ Plans from 10GB to 20GB, with a price increase […]

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T-Mobile Adds 70 Countries and a Daily Data Pass to International Options

T-Mobile has announced continued expansion for international travelers looking to use their T-Mobile postpaid plans. Starting 7/22/18, they will increase the number of countries that T-Mobile plans can be used from 140 to 210. Beginning August 1, 2018, T-Mobile customers will also have the option of a ‘daily data pass’ add-on to access increased high-speed […]

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Verizon Offers New Military Discounts on Newest Plans

Last week Verizon announced new discounts for US military members including active-duty military, reservists, Gold Star families and veterans. These new discounts apply specifically to Verizon’s newest Unlimited Plans – the Three Tier Go, Above, and Beyond plans. Most older plans are still subject to typical military discounts. Video Verizon of this Story: Subscribe to our […]

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Xfinity Mobile Adjusts Plan – Implements Hotspot & Video Throttle

In August of 2017, Comcast launched Xfinity Mobile, a Verizon + Wi-Fi hotspot based smartphone offering, with hotspot features enabled so that it could act as a solid mobile internet option. Now, Xfinity has added a 600kbps throttle to ALL hotspotted data – and a 480p video throttle as well. This is a very unwelcome […]

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Verizon Prepaid Offers Double Data

(Original story – 6/27/18): Verizon Prepaid is currently offering a ‘Double Data Promo’, including as much as 20GB of high speed, tetherable data for $60. In early May of 2018, we noted a ‘Double Data Promo’ available from Verizon Prepaid. While everyone loves ‘free’ data, this deal had a major sticking point: there was little […]

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AT&T Mobile Share Advantage Plans to Get Data & Price Increase

If you’re holding on to a now retired AT&T Mobile Share Advantage plan, which was available from August 2016 to January 2018, changes are coming. Beginning on July 1st, 2018, Mobile Share Advantage (MSA) Customers will see both their data and their plan prices increased. There is no option to opt out of this change, unless […]

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Verizon Complicates Unlimited Plans – Adds “Above Unlimited” along with Beyond Unlimited & Go Unlimited

Early this morning Verizon announced that on June 18th, 2018 it will be rolling out a new tier of unlimited data plan:  Above Unlimited. It’s a little more ‘unlimited’ than Verizon’s existing ‘Beyond Unlimited’ plan. And definitely more unlimited than the speed-throttled (for hotspot data) ‘Go Unlimited’ plan. But Verizon must have laughed the executive out […]

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AT&T Increasing Price on Original iPhone Unlimited Plans – Again

(Original Story: 5/29/2018) Folks who have been hanging on to the AT&T Original iPhone Unlimited Plans, released in 2007 when the iPhone first debuted – have been seeing notices on their bill that another $5 increase is coming in July 2018. This will bring the data portion of the bill from $40 to $45/month. That is […]

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WARNING: DirecTV Now 2.0 Update Breaks HDMI Output, Chromecast Support

JULY 2018 UPDATE: It’s Fixed! The DirecTV Now 2.1 update fixes HDMI output, and seemingly many other issues. Read our article about the update, and other changes to AT&T’s treatment of DirecTV streaming data, here. Original article continues below… If you’re a DirecTV Now app user, and you utilize HDMI or Chromecast to broadcast your […]

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Visible: New $40/month Unlimited On Device Verizon Based Phone Plan

ORIGINAL STORY – 5/11/18: A new Verizon plan has been making its way across the interwebs this week, and we’ve been fielding a number of questions about our thoughts on it. While we love seeing new Verizon based plans pop-up, the new inexpensive, prepaid Verizon offering, called Visible, is pretty invisible in its application for […]

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The Cheapest, Best Antenna Mounting Solution

“What is the best, cheapest ___?” and “I don’t want to drill holes in my roof, how can I mount my antenna?” These are two questions we get asked pretty frequently here at the Mobile Internet Resource Center. In the past, we have had to respond with let downs such as: “Cheapest and best aren’t […]

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AT&T Quietly Adds Data to Wireless Internet Plans

On March 1st, AT&T published new ‘Enhanced’ plans, replacing their previous unlimited Choice and Plus plan offerings. Their new Enhanced plans are a downgrade in offering if you’re a nomad seeking a home internet replacement – as dedicated data devices can no longer be activated on them. But, quietly, AT&T also revamped their Wireless Internet […]

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The New weBoost 4G Slim – A Better Indoor Antenna for 4G-X and 4G-M Cellular Boosters?

weBoost mobile cellular boosters have long been top performers for nomads looking to enhance cellular signals. A cellular booster works with an exterior antenna, an amplifier unit, and an interior antenna to deliver the boosted signal to cellular devices within wireless range indoors. Over the years, while weBoost updated their exterior antennas and boosters, they […]

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AT&T Prepaid Customers Can Now Enjoy Sponsored Data Too

Are you an AT&T direct prepaid customer? Considering becoming one? Yesterday, AT&T added ‘sponsored data’ to their prepaid plans. Previously this perk was reserved only for AT&T postpaid plan customers. The Verge posted a news story, with a screenshot of the text message AT&T prepaid customers received yesterday announcing this change. Reportedly, even those using […]

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