Cellular Data as Mobile Internet Resources
Cellular data is a popular way for RVers and Cruisers to stay connected. There are three primary components to a cellular data setup - the devices you use, the data plans and your performance optimization strategy.
This page will walk you through our resources on each of these topics.
Selecting Your Cellular Devices
Your first step in putting together a mobile internet arsenal based on cellular is choosing what type of devices with a cellular modem you want to use. The options range from hot spotting off a smartphone/tablet, to portable mobile hotspots, to more advanced cellular embedded routers.
Here's our video overviewing each of these approaches:
These guides dive further into selecting this type of equipment, and you can also use our Gear Center in the menu above to see the current hotspot and routers on the market including our reviews:
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Selecting Your Data Plans
Next, you need to select the data plans that you'll be using with your device. This ties tightly into the gear you choose - as you need to make sure the plans you select are compatible with the gear you're using.
Here's our video on how to get lots of data:
And here are all of our resources for selecting data plans, including our top picks:
Optimizing your Signal & Data Performance
Next - you'll likely want the best signal possible to get the best speeds with your cellular data setup.
Here's our video going over the things that impact cellular data speeds with some tips on what can help:
Dive in further with these guides:
Geekier Tech Dives into Cellular
As if the above guides aren't enough, we have several guides that go further into the technology of cellular.
You can also head on over to our 5G Resource Collection if you want to get the latest information on cellular.