Breaking News: Major Wi-Fi Security Vulnerability Revealed, Mobile Routers & Devices Impacted

This morning an embargo was lifted on a newly discovered major security vulnerability that impacts essentially EVERY Wi-Fi device currently in existence. In particular – recent Android and Linux devices are particularly vulnerable to having secure connections eavesdropped upon, though with more effort the same attack can be used against Windows, iOS, and MacOS. Even […]

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WiFiRanger Introduces Cellular-Integrated SkyPro LTE (and Millenicom Partnership)

WiFiRanger this week has announced the SkyPro LTE that combines the current SkyPro roof-mounted Wi-Fi receiver with an integrated LTE modem and antennas. Roof-mounted placement improves signal and performance by getting the cellular radio clear of obstructions and low-level clutter, while also eliminating any signal loss from long antenna cables running down into your RV. WiFiRanger […]

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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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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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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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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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“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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WiFiRanger Discontinues XT Antenna Upgrade

Just a quick update for those of you contemplating your roof-mounted long-range WiFi options – we’ve been informed that WiFiRanger has discontinued the XT Antenna upgrade. First offered in September, the optional $100 antenna added 15″ height to a basic WiFiRanger, and the 8.5dB gain delivered nearly 4x the signal strength of the stock 3dB antenna […]

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WiFiRanger Elite – Flat Mounted Version Released

WiFiRanger today debuted a new “flat mount” variation of the roof-mounted WiFiRanger Elite long-range WiFi capture device, addressing one of the biggest concerns we noted when the Elite debuted – it is too tall to mount safely on an RV roof without a way to retract it! For RVers with retractable TV antennas, the Elite was […]

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Escapade Internet: Pepwave MAX BR1 Tested Under Pressure (Review Preview)

We just wrapped up an awesome and exhausting week attending and presenting at the Escapees Escapade rally in Tucson, AZ. Over 900 rigs were in attendance at the Pima County Fairgrounds, and the daily population was easily well over 2,000 people. And all of them, it seemed, wanted to get online. The fairgrounds was supposed to […]

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WiFiRanger Unleashes “Phantom” 7.0 – Massive Free Firmware Upgrade

It has been a long time coming (the beta testing started last May) – but at last WiFiRanger has unleashed their newest firmware update upon the world. This new release, dubbed “Phantom 7.0”, is hugely ambitious – and it is packed full of some fabulously powerful features. A lot of the features are directly inspired by feedback […]

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WiFiRanger Rejiggers Product Line – Discontinues MobileTi, Introduces New Elite, Changes Prices

Big news from WiFiRanger today – they have just let us know that they have discontinued our former top recommendation for roof-mounted long range WiFi, replacing the outgoing WiFiRanger MobileTi with the new WiFiRanger Elite. The Elite is very similar in function to the MobileTi, but with a few advantages: 1000mW WiFi Radio vs MobileTi’s […]

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2014 RV Mobile Internet Year in Review

2014 was an exciting year to be a RVing nomad – with so much changing in the industry, and many changes resulting in better options for keeping connected while being mobile. This is our end-year quick update on the state of the union, as it were, of the RV mobile internet industry – what major […]

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WiFiRanger Black November Sale / New Year’s Firmware Update Resolution

WiFiRanger today announced a special limited-time “Black November” discount, offering the $150 XT Antenna upgrade for free with purchase of the $499 roof-mounted MobileTi, and also offered as a free upgrade with the $599 RV PackTi – which also includes an interior Go2 router in the bundle. If you already have a WiFiRanger Mobile, the Black […]

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