Mobile Internet University
Overwhelmed by all our content here? Not sure where to start, or what to read next?
We're bringing together our in-depth videos & articles - organized in the order we recommend approaching them. Consider this our Classroom Lesson Plan, which you can work through at your own pace. This will be a member exclusive feature when it is complete.
Stay Tuned as we put this together - a preview of Section 1 is already available!
Section 1: Assessing Your Mobile Internet Needs
Before you decide on what gear and plans will make up your mobile internet setup - you have to assess your mobile internet needs.
What is right for you depends on what you want to be able to do online, your travel style and how important reliable mobile internet will be for you.
In this section, the lessons are meant to help you assess your own personal needs.
Free | Beginner
Our overview guide to the basics of mobile internet options, and where we recommend anyone just starting out begin their research.
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Free | Beginner
If you'll be hitting the road and working remotely, your internet needs will be essential. This guide goes over the specific things you need to take into consideration when thinking through your mobile internet setup.
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Member Only | Beginner
This special video guide walks you through the considerations to make when choosing what options you'll rely on for your mobile internet - from travel style, RV type, what you want to do online, your budget and your technical comfort level.
It even includes us walking a member through the process of choosing their ideal mobile internet setup based on these considerations.
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Free & Member Only | Beginner
It's not all campfires and S'Mores on the road - sometimes RVers like to kick back with their Netflix, or tune in for Game of Thrones or the play off games. This guide covers options for mobile TV & movie viewing.
Read the Guide:TV & Movie Entertainment on the Road
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Member Only | Intermediate
Online gaming is entirely possible on the road, but there's a lot to understand about setting up a mobile internet arsenal to support it.
Read the Guide: [Coming Soon] Mobile Internet Tips for Online Gaming
Content Creation In Progress!
We are currently working on this article
and should have it published very soon!
This resource center is primarily funded by our members, so guides like this one are their perk for helping us provide the free content on this site. Due to the depth & time involved with creating comprehensive content, the in-depth portion of this article will be offered exclusively to our premium members.
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there may be bonus preview content we've made available already.
If you're not yet a member consider becoming a Mobile Internet Aficionados (MIA).
Our Mobile Internet Aficionados get access to in-depth guides, product reviews, insider tips, a subscription to The Mobile Internet Handbook, newsletters just for RVing mobile internet consumers, alerts & guidance on critical changes in the industry, private Q&A forums for further personalized assistance, a community of fellow RVers depending on mobile internet, interactive video sessions, and more.
The below sections will be coming soon (we're putting them together now!) - they will be a member exclusive benefit when completed!
Section 2: Cellular Data
Cellular Data is a primary way mobile travelers stay online. This section will go through considerations for selecting plans, selecting your gear and enhancing your signal. Because cellular data currently the most viable source of maintaining connectivity while traveling, we have a lot of content on this subject to share.
Section 3: Other Ways Online
In your travels, you also might want to consider other sources of internet for getting online.
This might include using Wi-Fi hotspots (such as those provided by campgrounds & marinas), satellite or thinking outside the box for alternative ideas.
This section will go over these options.
Section 4: Bringing It All Together
Once you've considered how you'll get your internet connection - now it's time to figure out how to bring it all together.
This section will go over routers, installation, samples and other approaches for streamlining your setup.
Other Resources We Offer:
- Our book: The Mobile Internet Handbook
- Our app: Coverage? overlays the cellular carrier's coverage maps so you can better plan your travels around connectivity.
- Stay in the Know - We track the industry and write news articles analyzes for RVers:
- Browse our Resource Center / Guides for further detailed information (some member only content).
- Browse our Product & Review Center for detailed information on gear & plans we track.
- Prefer Video? We have you covered - visit our Video Center
- Have questions? Join our (free) Internet for RVers Facebook group to interact with other RVers interested in this topic.
Is internet essential to your RVing lifestyle?
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It's our passion to help our nomadic community stay connected.
We could do none of this however without the support of those who chose to become members. It's how we receive most our funding. We do not take sponsorships or advertising dollars from vendors, manufacturers or carriers. We prefer to keep accountable to our membership, viewers & readers - the very people we're serving.
To get full access to guides like this one consider becoming a member.
Our premium membership group - Mobile Internet Aficionados - is designed for those who consider mobile internet essential for their RVing lifestyle. Together we navigate this stuff by sharing our wisdom, experiences and knowledge in a community dedicated to this topic.
In thanks for their support our members get extra assistance in our private Q&A forums, alerts of critical breaking news, updated in-depth guides & videos, regularly hosted webinars, field testing results, product reviews, insider tips and exclusive money saving discounts on mobile internet gear.
We help our members keep up to date on this always changing topic and provide resources to make informed decisions on selecting the components to meet their indiviudal connectivity needs.
Overwhelmed by all the options? Want help figuring out what is right for you?
We do offer limited personalized mobile internet advising sessions where help you assess your needs based on your unique goals, travel style, internet needs and budget.
We start with an online interview and then a 1 hour private video conference call followed up with a customized written report with a shopping list for the products and services that we think will best meet your needs.