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CONFIRMED: T-Mobile Eliminating One+ International Plan – The Last Official Unlimited Mobile Hotspot Option!

UPDATE: We have received further confirmation directly from T-Mobile’s Media relations team that the One Plus International add-on is indeed being eliminated, and this is being done to “reduce complexity” based upon customer feedback: The ONE Plus International add-on option will be retired on Friday, Aug 10. Customers who have International will be grandfathered and […]

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Boost Mobile Offers New Unlimited Plan with 40GB Mobile Hotspot Data

Sprint MVNO Boost Mobile has a new limited-time offer for an “Ultimate Unlimited” smartphone plan that is only available in Boost Mobile stores through August 31, 2018. The new plan is similar to Sprint’s revamped Unlimited Plus plan but comes with a pretty nice benefit: 40GB of mobile hotspot data! The plan also includes many […]

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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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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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Verizon Introduces “Safe Wi-Fi” VPN Service for iOS and Android

On Friday Verizon rolled out a new optional service called “Safe Wi-Fi” that it describes this way: “Safe Wi-Fi is a VPN which protects your privacy when you use public Wi-Fi, so you can connect confidently and securely.” Verizon hopes that customers will choose to connect via the Safe Wi-Fi app whenever they are on […]

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The Wirie Ceases Operations – Popular Marine Cellular & Wi-Fi Gear is Orphaned

The Wirie line of products has been on the market for nine years – providing popular long range Wi-Fi (and eventually cellular) options for boaters and even some RVers. But if you are a Wirie owner, there is some bad news this month. Island Consulting, the company behind The Wirie, has abruptly shut down. Two […]

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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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AT&T Domestic Roaming Cap Enforcement – Permanent Restrictions Reported

In the past few weeks we have been receiving reports from members that AT&T has sent out a round of domestic roaming cap enforcement notifications. The reports are coming in from customers of all types of AT&T lines – smartphones, hotspots, Connected Car devices and wireless home internet devices. These have come in the form […]

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Sprint Revamps Unlimited Plans – Adds 55+ and Military

Following in the recent footsteps of Verizon and AT&T, Sprint is also revamping their unlimited options. Beginning tomorrow, July 13th two new plans will take Sprint’s previous offering of Unlimited Freedom’s place. The Unlimited Freedom plan was originally launched way back in August 2016. The new plans are called Unlimited Basic and Unlimited Plus. We suppose […]

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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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DirecTV Now 2.1 Update Fixes HDMI Out – And Now Streams “Data Free” on AT&T

We’ve long recommended using HDMI output from smartphones to allow for big screen streaming using unlimited on device data. This is a clever way to avoid hotspot data usage limits that make using tethered Smart TV devices (Apple TV, Roku, Samsung, Chromecast, etc…) while mobile a recipe for blowing  through your entire monthly hotspot usage […]

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Spectrum Launches Mobile Service for Home Internet Customers

As we’ve been expecting, cable giant Spectrum Communications has at last launched a new mobile offering called Spectrum Mobile. The service is very similar to Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile service, with both options running on Verizon’s network behind the scenes. Spectrum Mobile service is only available to Spectrum home internet customers, but for those that qualify it […]

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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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Verizon Prepaid Offers Double Data

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 to no information on […]

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