Winegard Announces ConnecT 4G1: Rooftop Wi-Fi & Cellular Combined

Last October when we wrote about the new Winegard ConnecT roof-mounted long-range Wi-Fi receiver, there was something that we were asked not to share. Our test unit, which we had been previewing since May, was also equipped with cellular capabilities. From the very beginning Winegard had been designing this new product line to combine Wi-Fi and […]

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Peplink Embraces LTE-A at Last, but Basic MAX BR1 Update Seemingly Delayed

We’ve been eagerly waiting for mobile router manufacturer Peplink to embrace LTE-Advanced technology in their cellular-integrated Pepwave routers – and at last Peplink has announced this long delayed and often teased update across the bulk of their product line! Peplink describes the advantages of the upgraded models this way: LTE-A also supports newer region and carrier […]

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Cradlepoint Announces New Flagship COR IBR900 Mobile Router

High-end mobile router manufacturer Cradlepoint has announced a new flagship mobile router with a very impressive feature set – the brand new COR IBR900. On paper at least, this is the most advanced cellular integrated mobile router we have yet seen. Cradlepoint describes it this way: “With an embedded Category 6 modem for LTE Advanced, 802.11ac Wave […]

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2016 RV Mobile Internet Year in Review & Looking Forward Into 2017

2016 has been a good year for staying connected. It has never been easier to get online in more places than ever – but the number of options and the tradeoffs between them remains as overwhelming as always. Things may be getting faster, data more bountiful, and connectivity better overall – but the world of RV Mobile […]

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WiFiRanger Announces “Passport” – Partnership with RV Parks for Guaranteed Fast Wi-Fi

The RV Wi-Fi specialists at WiFiRanger are announcing tomorrow that they will be rolling out a feature called “Passport” in the next few months with the ambitious goal of making fast campground Wi-Fi a lot easier to find and take advantage of. Campground Wi-Fi is notoriously disappointing – so any improvement here will be extremely welcome. WiFiRanger describes Passport this […]

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Pepwave Launches Next Generation Surf SOHO, MAX BR1 Mini

WiFiRanger isn’t the only company with new routers appealing to RVers launching this week – mobile router manufacturer Peplink also has a major new release The long awaited third generation Pepwave Surf SOHO is at last available! Peplink is also now shipping an interesting new lower-cost addition to the MAX BR1 line of cellular integrated […]

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WiFiRanger Revamps Entire Product Line – Embracing 802.11ac Wi-Fi

WiFiRanger has a long history of serving the RV market with indoor routers and roof-mounted long-range gear that many have come to rely on. The simplified user interface, RVer friendly features, and customer service that is willing to dive into troubleshooting unique issues such as problems with connecting to campground Wi-Fi login screens has always […]

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Now Shipping: Winegard ConnecT RV Internet WiFi Extender

UPDATE (10/28/2016): Now Shipping! Winegard sent out an email yesterday announcing that the ConnecT was at last shipping, saying: “Available Now at Select RV Dealers & Camping World Nationwide!” We’ve updated our ConnecT with the latest firmware, and have shared some initial thoughts (exclusive for MIA members) in the post below. For more information – […]

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Cradlepoint Embraces LTE-Advanced, Multi-Carrier Radios

Router manufacturer Cradlepoint has an excellent reputation for building quality hardware focused on the high-end of the market – providing connectivity to everything from Redbox-style kiosks to mobile command centers to enterprise branch offices. Cradlepoint long ago backed away from lower-end offerings that used to be popular with RVers, but Cradlepoint’s COR routers with integrated […]

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MoFi Announces Next Generation “All Providers” MOFI4500-4GXeLTE-SIM4 V2 Cellular Router

Canadian router manufacturer MoFi first came onto our radar last summer, and we became especially intrigued when MoFi launched the MoFi 4500 line in August of 2015, with an optional integrated cellular radio. Similar to a WiFiRanger Go or the Pepwave Surf SOHO, the MoFi routers provide a local Wi-Fi and ethernet LAN network, and support tethering to a […]

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WiFiRanger Releases First Firmware Update Since July – Aims For More Frequent Future Releases

WiFiRanger today pushed out a new 7.0.3 firmware release for all WiFiRanger routers – the first update since iOS device tethering was added in July 2015, and the third overall bug fix release to last February’s massive “Phantom 7.0” update. Despite having seven months in incubation – the newly released 7.0.3 isn’t a huge update filled with […]

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New 802.11ah “HaLow” Wi-Fi Standard Aims To Double Range (But Don’t Get Excited)

The Wi-Fi Alliance today officially debuted “Wi-Fi HaLow” – a new Wi-Fi standard for “low power, long range Wi-Fi” that aims to double the range of existing Wi-Fi technologies – while being vastly more power efficient too! But don’t get too excited about better campground Wi-Fi just yet – the target for this technology is low-speed connections to […]

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2015 RV Mobile Internet Year in Review

2015 has been a fabulous year for keeping connected on the road – with technology options, speeds, and coverage all getting better than ever. This is our end-of-year quick update on the state of the RV mobile internet world – chronicling some of the major changes that happened in 2015, and giving a glimpse at what we’re most looking forward […]

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A Promising New Cellular Router – Introducing the MoFi 4500

We’ve heard some buzz about cellular routers from Canadian company MoFi for a while now, and when we wrote to get further information on the current MoFi 3500-3GN they replied letting us know about a brand new router coming to market this month – the MoFi 4500. Cellular routers stand apart from typical home routers in their ability […]

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“Challenge Accepted” – WiFiRanger Adds iOS USB Tethering Support

A core feature of the WiFiRanger indoor routers is the ability to directly tether via USB with most cellular modems and mobile hotspots. This eliminates one radio hop, a lot of potential signal interference, and it keeps your gadgets charged too in the process. The massive “Phantom” 7.0 Firmware release that came out earlier this year added […]

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RVGeeks Release WiFiRanger Installation Video / Video Chat Q&A Announcement

Here at RVMobileInternet.com we always have our ears and eyes out looking for great content to share with our readers about mobile internet topics. If you’ve never heard of The RV Geeks, we highly recommend you check them out. They have become YouTube’s Top DIY RV Tips resource – creating lots of great step-by-step instructional […]

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WiFiRanger Debuts Lower Cost Mini, Sky2, and Mini Pack Bundle

WiFiRanger today introduced some new lower cost options to the Ranger family: the new micro-sized Mini indoor router, and the new roof-mounted Sky2. WiFiRanger Mini The new WiFiRanger Mini ($159.99) is the new little brother to the larger and somewhat more capable WiFiRanger Go2 router ($239.99). Both have 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n WiFi radios capable of making a […]

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