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Old 10-05-2015, 01:48 PM   #21
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OK, I'll ask, what's mifi?
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Old 10-05-2015, 02:06 PM   #22
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Verizon charges $100 US for 18 gigs....or about 10 netflix movies and nothing else. They're prolly the best coverage here but other services do offer 20gigs for less. Sprint for example offers $60 a month unlimited data...but only while you are on their network.
Walmart offers unlimited for the same but throttles it to slow speed after 5 gigs.
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Old 10-05-2015, 02:12 PM   #23
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OK, I'll ask, what's mifi?
In this context it is either your cell phone or a device sold by a cell provider that acts as a wifi hotspot for your other devices like pc's & tablets to provide a local wifi connection. You pay your cell provider for the data that those other devices use through that hotspot
Some people prefer a separate mifi device instead of usint their phones hotspot capability since they may need to use the phone for other things.

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Old 10-05-2015, 02:56 PM   #24
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I totally agree with Old Coot!! They usually have signs in the campground office, the wifi is for people to search their e-mail and check their bank accounts. It is not intended for all that other stuff - uses up all the bandwidth, I always have a devil of a time connecting to campground wifi. We actually on many occasions pack up the laptop and head to the public library to use wifi. Want to watch movies - BUY DVD'S!!!!
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Old 10-05-2015, 03:12 PM   #25
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Have to agree with others in that the WiFi at most campgrounds simply won't support any type of streaming video. They typically barely support enough data flow for browsing and email. I am fairly fluent and experienced with WiFi (not an expert by any means) and gave looked at many options but they all come down to the total bandwidth that the campground connection offers. A lot of campgrounds, in fact, block access to streaming services for just that reason.
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Old 10-05-2015, 04:14 PM   #26
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This thread is almost as good as the poor guy who wanted to listen to music outside.

Or those folks who leave their lights on.

Or people with dogs.

Or smokers.

Or overweight towers. (Heh, not fat people- people who tow over their ratings.)
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Old 10-05-2015, 04:22 PM   #27
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This thread is almost as good as the poor guy who wanted to listen to music outside.

Or those folks who leave their lights on.

Or people with dogs.

Or smokers.

Or overweight towers. (Heh, not fat people- people who tow over their ratings.)
You forgot a big one: do you use your toilet. And as a sub section to that: do you put toilet paper in your toilet.
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Old 10-05-2015, 04:32 PM   #28
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Thought the idea of camping was to enjoy nature and get away from your everyday routines.
We very seldom watch tv...maybe news and weather.

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Old 10-05-2015, 04:37 PM   #29
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If you aren't gonna pay for your streaming on your cell phone account...don't make the rest of us pay for it by using the park wifi.
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Wondering (?)

Thought the idea of camping was to enjoy nature and get away from your everyday routines.
We very seldom watch tv...maybe news and weather.

To be fair, sometimes it IS getting away from everyday routines to be able to curl up and watch a movie before bed.

My advice to the OP is to get a better plan for your mifi so you can stream to your Roku using your own cell data or become a fan of RedBox and pick up some cheap DVD rentals from the closest town when you go in for ice and milk. You can return them to any RedBox.
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