This device or plan has been discontinued or we consider it obsolete. While current owners of this device or plan may continue to find performance to be adequate for the foreseeable tech-future, we do not recommend upgrading to or purchasing it.
Zubie is a "Connected Car" company that provides remote diagnostics and tracking of vehicle health, as well as location tracking and safe driving monitoring.
The mobile hotspot version of the Zubie also creates a local Wi-Fi network while your vehicle is powered on, with data provided by adding the Zubie to your shared Verizon data plan for an additional $10/mo.
The Zubie plugs directly into a vehicle's OBD-II Port - which is found hidden under the dash in most vehicles manufactured since the mid-1990's.
- # of Connected Devices: 10 Wi-Fi
- Networks supported:
LTE Bands: 4, 13
- LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: No
- LTE Performance Category: Category 4
(Max Theoretical Speed: 150Mbps Down / 50Mbps Up)
- Cellular Antenna Ports: None
- Wi-Fi Technology / Frequencies: 802.11 b/g/n - 2.4GHz Only
- Dimensions: 2.9" x 1.87" x 1.0" / 4.0 oz
- SIM Card Type: ??
- Retail Price: $99
Review & Testing Status
We do not consider this appropriate for most RVers, and do not intend to obtain a review unit of this model.
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Mobile hotspot devices are small, self-contained units that receive a cellular data signal and transform it into an internet connection. They are a cellular modem and router combined. Most can create their own personal Wi-Fi network.
They are typically designed with a specific cellular carrier in mind and require a suitable cellular data plan of their own to operate. You might see them called Jetpacks (Verizon's term for them) or MiFi (Inseego's name for them).
Here's a quick video going over the features of a hotspot, and what makes one better than another:
The guides below have been hand-picked to help further your education about selecting mobile hotspots and best utilizing them in your mobile internet setup.