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Starlink Satellite Internet On The Move

Starlink, the Elon Musk founded satellite internet company, recently submitted an FCC request to allow licenses for moving vehicles according to multiple outlets. Currently Starlink customers must use their dish at a physical location and and a specific address. Also, current equipment is not designed to “track” or realign automatically. The request specifically seeks a…
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March 8, 2021 0

Resolving Issues With Captive Portals While Traveling

If you a regular traveler to hotels there are often two guarantees when it comes to the WiFi. The first, is that hotel WiFi is notorious unreliable, even if that is generally improving. The second is that at most hotels you’ll be presented with a captive portal. What are captive portals? It’s that little popup…
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March 4, 2021 0

Our 5 Favorite Free Streaming Channels When Traveling

If you bring your Roku, Firestick, Chromecast or other streaming stick with you when traveling you and are looking for some new entertainment, or just simply an alternative to what feels like a cable bills worth of streaming services, our list is for you. Free streaming can be a great way to watch movies and…
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March 1, 2021 0

Personal Hotspot vs Cellular Hotspot

You wouldn’t be alone if you wondered what the practical difference is between your phone’s personal hotspot and a cellular hotspot device. In fact, its is a question we get asked all of the time. Personal and cellular hotspots both create a personal and private WiFi network using cellular data for internet access. This private…
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February 8, 2021 0

Travel Router vs. Cellular Hotspot

Whether you are considering your first travel WiFi device, are looking to upgrade to something more reliable or simply trying to figure out the best approach for your situation, the terminology around it can be confusing. You certainly wouldn’t be alone in seeking clarity. With no “official” body aligning the terms between different manufacturers, vendors…
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February 4, 2021 0

Travel WiFi Q&A January 2021

Every month we post the highlights on our subreddit dedicated to all things Travel WiFi, Travel Router or WiFi Cellular Hotspot related. There, you can ask any questions about these topics. We summarize these for our monthly Q&A blog posts. If you are on reddit feel free to join in the conversation at /r/TravelRouter. You can…
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February 1, 2021 0

Connecting Apple Home Pod To Hotel WiFi

If you are like many of us, you’ve gone all in the Apple ecosystem. As part of the Apple ecosystem they offer an entire line of home entertainment products, including the Apple TV, HomeKit and Homepod. But what if you want to take these smart home comforts with you when you travel? Unfortunately, Home Pod…
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January 20, 2021 0

Paramount+ Launches March 4th, Replacing CBS All Access

ViacomCBS announced today, as reported in Variety, that they will launch Paramount+ (Paramount Plus) on March 4th. While pitched as a new streaming entry, it will actually replace CBS All Access, which has been available since 2014. Paramount+ promises to be more than just a rebrand of CBS All Access. While CBS All Access launched…
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January 19, 2021 0

Half Of America Wants Satellite Internet

Today, less than 5% of all internet is delivered by satellite. Saddled by high prices, complicated and highly technical equipment coupled with slow speeds with latency (delay); satellite internet is considered a last resort. Starlink has been working to change that. And based on a recent survey by and reported by PC Mag, not…
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January 18, 2021 0

Internet TVs at Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and IHG

An experiment that started a few years ago when major chains began rolling out Internet TVs has exploded into a full blown trend. Every major hotel chain at this point has begun rolling out internet (smart) TVs to their hotel rooms. We expect consumer demand for hotel rooms with internet TVs to grow as the…
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January 15, 2021 0