weBoost and HiBoost Release New OTR Trucker Cellular Antenna Kits

In June 2016, weBoost debuted their updated Trucker Antenna for LTE called the 4G-OTR, often just referred to as the “OTR” antenna. They initially paired it with their Drive 4G-X cellular booster, marketed to over the road truckers and RVers. This antenna and booster combination has proven to be a solid performer and has remained one […]

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KVH Introduces TracPhone LTE-1 For Improved Offshore Cellular Connectivity

KVH Industries is best known for providing TracVision satellite TV receiver domes for the RV and marine market, as well as for its popular TracPhone global satellite voice and data service that is often found providing connectivity on mega-yachts (with the budgets to match). But now KVH is introducing its first cellular-powered system, for cruisers with […]

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New Satellite Messaging Options: Garmin inReach Mini, Somewear Global, Globalstar Sat-Fi2, & SPOT X

Every technology enabled nomad dreams of being able to be connected from absolutely anywhere (when they want to be). But unfortunately, things get tricky as you travel to places where Wi-Fi hotspots turn cold and even boosted cellular fails to dial in a single bar of service. Satellite broadband gear is the answer for some […]

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New Cellular Boosters from SureCall: Fusion2Go 3.0 & FusionTrek

Cellular booster manufacturer SureCall has been around for a long time (since 2001), and has built up a solid reputation for providing boosting primarily intended for larger commercial buildings. SureCall also produces home and mobile boosters, but the past few SureCall mobile boosters have left us a bit underwhelmed. SureCall’s original line of mobile TriFlex LTE boosters […]

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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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Now Shipping: Winegard ConnecT 2.0 Roof-Mounted Wi-Fi & Cellular Router

Winegard has a great reputation as the leading provider of both satellite and over-the-air TV antennas designed for RV use. But despite some initial excitement, we ended up being underwhelmed by Winegard’s 2016 entry into the RV internet gear market. The original Winegard ConnecT was expensive, the cellular version was tied to a very limited […]

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Helikite Hotspot Takes Cellular Reception To New Heights

Nothing improves cellular reception more than having a direct line of sight between you and the cell tower – and nothing improves line of sight better than altitude, getting your cellular antenna up above all potential obstructions. We’ve actually joked for years about putting a cellular antenna way up in a tethered balloon for better […]

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Long Awaited Pepwave MAX BR1 MK2 at Last Released!

Last week Wednesday evening just before the start of the Thanksgiving holiday, Pepwave at made the long-awaited next generation MAX BR1 MK2 cellular-integrated router official, updating its public website with final details. This product update is LONG overdue – we had been initially told to expect a next generation BR1 last November, then February, then […]

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AT&T Evolves the Home Base – New Wireless Internet Home Router Option Vastly More Advanced

AT&T’s Wireless Home Phone & Internet plans and accompanying Home Base router jumped to prominence last February when AT&T began to offer special “rural” plans to customers in qualifying areas that included 250GB/mo for just $60 or 500GB/mo for $100. The plan itself was great (particularly before AT&T’s even better Unlimited Plus came along) – […]

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AT&T Announces New Flagship Hotspot: Netgear Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot with “5G Evolution”

AT&T yesterday announced the imminent launch of the Netgear Nighthawk – “the world’s first commercial Gigabit LTE Mobile Hotspot Router”, capable of achieving theoretical peak gigabit LTE speeds. AT&T is calling this the first “5G Evolution” capable hotspot, and it is indeed very technologically impressive. The Nighthawk is a major jump beyond AT&T’s current flagship […]

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weBoost Introduces Substantially Sleeker “Drive Sleek” Cellular Booster

When Wilson Electronics rebranded as weBoost in 2015, they took the existing Sleek 4G cradle-style signal booster, changed the plastic casing a bit, and re-released it as the weBoost Drive 4G-S – retiring the “Sleek” brand in the process. But now “Sleek” is back in the weBoost product line – with today’s newly announced weBoost […]

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Apple’s New iPhones – Cellular Performance Potential Analyzed

This past week Apple unveiled the new iPhone 8 line, and the stunning all-new iPhone X. In just about every way these new phones raise the bar for the entire mobile industry, with laptop-caliber CPU performance in your pocket, incredible augmented reality features, and cameras that promise to take absolutely stunning pictures. But… While the latest iPhones are […]

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A New Type of Cell Booster: Introducing the Cel-Fi Go M

We’ve been tracking Nextivity’s unique Cel-Fi cellular boosters for years now – but their technology in the Unites States has only ever been used in residential boosters that were a very poor match for mobile and RV installations. But last summer a Nextivity product manager called us up to confidentially share tentative plans for an upcoming mobile […]

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