Mobile Internet Video Center

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Previous Webinar: Dec 20, 2017 - 'Online Gaming over Mobile Internet' archive is available below. 

Next Webinar: January 30, 2018 - 8pm EST
Topic: International Mobile Internet Options

Description: Traveling across the border, or even overseas? In this webinar we will go over the options for keeping connected for occasional international travels - from understanding your US carrier's roaming policies, using Wi-Fi, using international virtual SIMs (ala Skyroam, etc) to acquiring local SIMs.

How to Attend Our Webinars and Q&As: Our webinars are a MIA member exclusive. Members, please log in to get the broadcast details or archives of past webinars. If you're not a member, please consider joining.

"Second Sunday" Monthly Q&A Session: Every month we endeavor to host a member exclusive live and casual Q&A. These are perfect for those in their research phase, going through our Mobile Internet University or just have questions on refreshing their setup. We are happy to field whatever questions you have; a device or plan you're considering, optimizing your setup or on recent new items.  We aim to host these the second Sunday of every month at 8pm EDT - so put it on your calendar!

Please note: Our general Q&As are NOT archived for viewing later - they are designed to be casual, non-structured, non-topical and interactive. 

How to Attend Our Webinars and Q&As: Our webinars are a MIA member exclusive. Members, please log in to get the broadcast details or archives of past webinars. If you're not a member, please consider joining.

Below are videos we've created all in one place. They are a mix of produced guides, news stories, product overviews and more in-depth classroom style webinars - some content is free to the public, and some more in-depth content is reserved as exclusive offerings for our members. These videos can also be found embedded in their respective guides, articles & reviews.

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Below are general overview videos we have created.  It's our honor to be funded by our premium members to be able to make our basic guides a free public resource.

Mobile Internet Options for RVers - Wifi, Cellular & Satellite Data (Current Edition)
Internet access is almost as essential as water, power and sewer access for RVers, some would even say it's more essential. Internet is an amenity...
Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint? Which is Best for RVers and Cruisers?
While there might be an obvious “best” network for a given neighborhood, us frequent travelers have a harder choice to make. There simply is no...
#131 Mobile Internet - How-to With the Experts.
Cherie VeArd and Chris Dunphy of MobileInternetInfo.com, join us to explain unlimited data plan limits and give us a guided tour of their informational website.
Tips for Finding Cellular Signal in Your RV Travels
Part of selecting the right cellular carrier(s) for you is knowing where they have the coverage you desire. And once you have them in your...
Swollen Battery? Check your Jetpack/MiFi!
One common problem reported with mobile electronics is batteries swelling in mobile hotspot devices - such as Jetpacks, MiFi and Aircards. Thankfully, many mobile hotspots...
Signal Enhancing: Cellular Booster Overview for RVers
One of the problems with cellular internet is that the signal can be quite variable depending on many factors: The built in antennas on your...
Satellite Internet Update - Iridium, OneWeb, Space-X, HughesNet & ViaSat-2
It has been a busy month for space fans. June began with the launch of ViaSat-2, the "world's most powerful" internet communications satellite. And then...
Mobile Internet Basics: What is the Difference Between Wi-Fi and Cellular?
By far the two most common ways that RVers and boaters will be able to get online is via either a cellular data connection or...
Stay Connected w/Chris & Cherie (Webinar #7)
Escapees Webinars is an educational program dedicated to connecting RVers and sharing their experiences! This week, we welcome Chris Dunphy & Cherie Ve Ard, co-creators...
Network Management vs Throttling: Understanding Cellular Unlimited Data Plans
There's a lot of confusion floating around now that all of the carriers are offering unlimited data plans. They all come with policies around network...
ZTE Mobley - AT&T $20/month Unlimited Data Plan - Product Overview & Tutorial
The AT&T Connected Car $20/month unlimited data plan is all the rage. A stand alone plan that is really just twenty bucks a month (plus...
Video Streaming Tip: Using Unlimited Smartphone Data on the Big Screen
When it comes to movie night - bigger is better. But a lot of the best options for streaming via cellular unlimited data plans are...
Smartphone vs Mobile Hotspot: Which is Better for RV Cellular WiFi?
How to Use Cellular Data To Get Online: MiFi/Jetpack, Smartphone Tethering, USB Modem and Mobile Routers Many RVers utilize cellular data to keep connected to...
2016 RV Mobile Internet Year in Review and Looks Forward into 2017
2016 has been a good year for staying connected for RVers. It has never been easier to get online in more places than ever -...
International Mobile Internet Cellular Roaming - Skyroam vs T-Mobile vs Sprint Open World
On our recent Panama Canal Cruise vacation, we put Skyroam, T-Mobile and Sprint head-to-head to test international roaming options in Aruba, Colombia, Panama and Costa...
RV Cellular Booster Tip: Ground Planes for Magnetic Mounted Antennas
A cellular booster can make the difference between a frustrating signal and a usable experience when using cellular data or voice. When using a ground...
Adapting & Cutting SIM Cards
A quick guide to SIM Cards, including cutting them down to size and using adapters. This video is part of an article on SIM cards...
How to Swap a SIM Card in Verizon Novatel 6620L Jetpack MiFi
The SIM card in the 6620L MiFi device is one of the more difficult ones to change out. This is a quick video how-to. Should...
RV Roof Antenna Installation Tips (Cellular & WiFi)
Join us with our guest co-hosts, Peter & John of http://www.TheRVGeeks.com - full time RVers for over 12 years, and hosts of YouTube's top DIY...

These are video versions of our News Stories, also found in our articles. It's our honor to be funded by our premium members to be able to make our news coverage a free public resource.

2017 Mobile Internet Year in Review And Look Ahead into 2018
2017 has sure been a wild ride in the world of mobile internet! This is our annual end-of-year quick update on the state of the...
Netflix HDMI Out for Downloaded Content on Apple iOS 11 Devices Temporarily Disabled
We've received a couple of reports, and have confirmed - that the latest release of the Netflix App for smartphones & tablets is no longer...
FMCA Offers New Sprint Unlimited Data Plan with Tech Connect+ Membership
Last week the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) announced a new data plan with Verizon. Today, the FMCA announced another unlimited offering included with their...
FMCA Tries Again: New Verizon Unlimited Data Plan (with 25GB Cap)
Back in June, the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) soft launched a new benefit for its membership - an unlimited Verizon hotspot plan for $43.99/month,...
Sprint Introduces Unlimited Mobile Broadband Plans - $50-75/mo
Sprint Wireless, revealed two new dedicated mobile hotspot device options - unlimited hotspot data for $50/month or 10GB for $30/month - when added to an...
Cricket Wireless Adds Mobile Hotspot Option to Unlimited Smartphone Plans
Cricket Wireless, a wholly owned AT&T prepaid subsidiary, announced today that they are adding the mobile hotspot feature to their unlimited plan - for an...
US Mobile Introduces Verizon Unlimited Data Plans w/ Mobile Hotspot - $47-75/mo
US Mobile added both Verizon and unlimited plans to their cellular plan line ups. US Mobile is a newer (founded early 2015), prepaid MVNO company...
4GCommunity Discontinues Unlimited Sprint Data Plan
4GCommunity, a retailer of Sprint non-profit unlimited plans, will have to discontinue plans by the end of November 2017 due to an isolated issue with...
Last Chance to Get an AT&T Unlimited Plus Hotspot Plan
10/28/2017 Update:The original leaked deadline of 10/27 has passed, and hotspot devices are still able to be activated on Unlimited plus for new and existing...
KRACK - Major Wi-Fi Security Vulnerability Revealed, Mobile Routers 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 -...
T-Mobile Implements 5GB Data Cap for Canada/Mexico Roaming on Mobile Without Borders
T-Mobile's run with all plans being super attractive deals for North American international travelers is kaput. As of November 12th, 2017 T-Mobile data usage in...
AT&T Mobile Hotspots No Longer Eligible on Unlimited Plus & Choice Plans?
When AT&T announced the Unlimited Plus plans in February 2017 - overnight AT&T went from having some of the worst data offerings for mobile travelers,...
T-Mobile Increases Network Management to 50GB and Includes Free Netflix!
Updates on T-Mobile for the month of September include them increasing their already generous network management threshold from 32GB to 50GB per line per month....
Verizon New Unlimited Data Plan Update: 15GB Mobile Hotspot Cap Enforcement
When Verizon launched the new Verizon Unlimited Plan in February, the fine print clearly stated that hotspot / tethering usage would be limited to 10GB...
Hurricane Harvey: Cell Carriers Respond With Free Data, Calls, COWs, and COLTs
It is heartbreaking to see the disaster unfolding across the Texas Gulf Coast as Harvey slowly rolls through, dumping absolutely unimaginable amounts of rain. In...
Verizon Adjusts New Unlimited Plans - Video Throttling, Higher Hotspot Caps, Base Plan
Verizon is making some major changes. Starting tomorrow (Wednesday, August 23rd) Verizon is retiring its newly launched Unlimited plan from February, and is replacing it...
Xfinity Mobile Now Available: Verizon + Wi-Fi, $45/mo Unlimited - for Comcast Internet Customers
Back in April, Comcast soft launched a test market of their new Xfinity Mobile service - a hybrid wireless service combining Verizon's cellular network with...
T-Mobile Introduces 'One Unlimited 55+' - Discounted Smartphone Plan for Seniors
While we here at the Mobile Internet Resource Center know travelers of all generations are often quite tech savvy and data hungry, it looks like...
Slow Mobley Video? AT&T Turns on Stream Saver - How to Turn it Off!
We've shared at length about the amazing unlimited AT&T Connected Car plan that came out in February. When used with a Mobley, it allows for...
Mid-2017 Mobile Internet Update
Bringing you up to date on some of the biggest shifts in mobile internet so far this year - from "unlimited" cellular data plans, our...

Our in-depth product tutorials and webinar archives are an exclusive benefit for our Mobile Internet Aficionado members - these video guides can also be found embedded within our product overviews & in-depth member guides.  If you're a member, please log in to access these videos.  (If you're not a member,  consider joining.)

Here are some teasers of the video topics in our member exclusive series:

These are product previews of gear we are preparing to evaluate in our Product & Review Center:

Cradlepoint COR IBR900 - Mobile Router Unboxing & First Impressions
Cradlepoint makes enterprise level mobile routers for commercial applications, however the COR IBR900 released earlier this year may be suitable for some consumer mobile households...
Peplink Pepwave MAX BR1 MK2 - Unboxing & First Impressions
The MAX BR1 has been a top pick embedded cellular router of ours since the 2015 release. The upgraded MK2 model supporting LTE-A has just...
AT&T Netgear Nighthawk - New Hotspot Device - Product Unboxing & Overview
AT&T's newest mobile hotspot, first announced in October 2017. This our unboxing of the unit we purchased and will be testing head to head against...
weBoost Drive Sleek Cellular Booster Unboxing & First Impressions
When Wilson Electronics rebranded as weBoost in 2015, they took the existing Sleek 4G cradle-style signal booster, changed the plastic casing a bit, and re-released...
Preparing for Cruising the Everglades: Garmin inReach Explorer+ - Satellite Communication
We're preparing to continue our Great Loop Adventure, and next up is swinging around the Florida Keys. We'll be passing through the Everglades, where there...
Verizon Novatel USB730L - USB Cellular Modem | Product Unboxing
It has been two full years since the Novatel Global USB U620L was released in July 2015 - and for those who prefer staying connected...
Netgear 4G LTE Modem - Unboxing & First Impressions
The Netgear 4G LTE Modem is a cellular modem for use in an existing network. Unlike mobile hotspots (which are self contained routers), this device...
Netgear MIMO Antenna for JetPacks & MiFis - Affordable Cellular Signal Enhancing
For our full review of this antenna for mobile hotspots: http://www.rvmobileinternet.com/netgear-mimo We test a lot of mobile internet gear to find what works best. In...
WiFiRanger SkyPro Pack LTE Edition - Unboxing & First Impressions
in April WiFiRanger announced their new SkyPro LTE that combines the current SkyPro roof-mounted Wi-Fi receiver with an integrated LTE modem and antennas. We have...
Verizon HumX - Will it Provide Unlimited Data like the AT&T Mobley?
Ever since AT&T rolled out their new Connect Car Unlimited Data plan for $20/month - folks have been wondering if Verizon's similar HumX device would...
Nextivity Cel-Fi Go M Cellular Booster - Unboxing & Product Impressions
Nextivitiy's first smart mobile cellular booster has finally arrived - we have one of the first to hit the streets. It's a different style of...
Winegard ConnecT 4G1 - Product Unboxing
Winegard sent us their new combination LTE / Wi-Fi roof-mounted system to check out. Here is our unboxing and first impressions.
Fielding Testing Intro - Spring 2017
A quick overview of the field testing we'll be performing in mid 2017 for cellular enhancing.
SureCall Fusion2Go-RV Cellluar Booster Unboxing
The next contestant in our upcoming cellular booster testing has arrived - the SureCall Fusion2Go-RV, provided by the folks at http://www.RepeaterStore.com. . They have sent...
weBoost 4G X RV Cellular Booster Unboxing
Brand new from weBoost - the 4G-X RV Cellular Booster Kit debuting April 17, 2017 for $499.99. This video is our unboxing of this brand...
Novatel 7730L Mifi Unboxing - Verizon JetPack
Verizon just released their newest flagship mobile hotspot from Novatel - the 7730L. In this video we unbox our evaluation unit, and describe some of...
HiBoost Travel 4G LTE Cellular Booster Unboxing
The next contestant in our upcoming cellular booster testing has arrived - the HiBoost Travel 4G LTE (C27G-5S). They have sent us their mobile RVing...
SmoothTalker Mobile RV X6 Cellular Booster Unboxing
At CES 2017, SmoothTalker announced and began shipping their brand new LTE 4G cellular boosters. We're excited to have new cellular boosters hitting the market!...
Alfa WiFi Extending Gear Unboxing - WiFi Camp Pro, Desktop & R36
In this video we unbox the Alfa WiFi Camp Pro kit, that includes a Alfa R36 router and an external Tube-U WiFi 9dbi WiFi antenna...
WiFiRanger New Product Overview (GoAC, Core, SkyPro and EliteAC)
In this video we unbox the newly released 801.11 AC WiFiRanger product lines up - including the: WiFiRanger SkyPro WiFiRanger Core WiFiRanger GoAC WiFiRanger EliteAC...