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Old 12-16-2014, 10:00 PM   #1
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Wireless Internet. who is the best

Hi all . my wife and I are going full time campers this coming year and would like to hear other campers thoughts.
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Old 12-16-2014, 10:30 PM   #2
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I just had my Sprint "Hot Spot" activated on my phone. Any place you have cell signal, you have internet. I use it when my destination doesn't have wi-fi or when doing banking for security.
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Old 12-17-2014, 05:50 AM   #3
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This is just my opinion of course, I think Verizon is the best for those RVers who travel because they have the largest 4G network. I hate it when I’m in an area that is a 3G network or less because the Internet runs frustratingly S-L-O-W. Even so, there are still plenty of areas in our country that don’t have any cell signal at all.
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This is just my opinion of course, I think Verizon is the best for those RVers who travel because they have the largest 4G network. I hate it when I’m in an area that is a 3G network or less because the Internet runs frustratingly S-L-O-W. Even so, there are still plenty of areas in our country that don’t have any cell signal at all.
Oakman is right. I have Sprint and my wife has Verizon. Verizon is superior in every way except price, and her coverage across all of our travels is exponentially better. I'll take my cheaper Sprint and use her Verizon hotspot!
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Old 12-17-2014, 10:31 AM   #5
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Verizon all the way!...you get what you pay for
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Old 12-17-2014, 10:46 AM   #6
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Thanks to all. I have AT&T & MY DW has T-MOBILE &even in the great state of south carolina, we still can't get cell coverage. I had heard . that Verizon had a package deal for rv'er s, any one.else?
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Old 12-17-2014, 11:24 AM   #7
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Wireless Internet. who is the best

You can always try looking into satellite internet. I'm not sure how tough they are to setup if you move around a lot but I used to know a guy who got good speeds that way while he lived in the sticks.

Edit: Just note that there's a slight delay with satellite so it's great for things like Netflix or other streaming services, but not so great for voice calls.



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Old 12-17-2014, 12:24 PM   #8
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Forget Virgin Mobile if not near an interstate no connection, went back to Verizon still would like some sort of Sat connection capability
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Well, we installed a repeater on the rv that lets us pick up most park/restaurant etc wifi spots, but all the perceeders. for service anywhere, using a Verizon cell phone hot spot works almost everywhere
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My DW and I use Verizon because of the amount of coverage. We use it when the RV Park does not have WiFi and when we do our banking because we can encrypt the signal. We have been very happy with it. Used to have the small MiFi device from Verizon, but don't need it if your smartphone has hotspot capability. There also times when the WiFi in the RV park does not reach all the sites.
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