Smartphone? Hotspot? Router? - Which is Best for Mobile Internet using Cellular Data?
Cellular data is a popular choice for RVers and boaters for online mobile connectivity. To use cellular data you need a device that can share a cellular connection via WiFi, USB, or Ethernet.
The basic options include devices that are purposebuilt for this including mobile hotspot devices (also known as a Jetpack or MiFi) and cellular embedded routers or hot spotting off a smartphone, or using a cellular enabled tablet.
What are the advantages and drawbacks of each? That's what this video covers!
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0:00 Intro 0:45 Hotspotting off Smartphones 6:45 Cellular Embedded Tablets 8:30 Mobile Hotspot Devices Jetpacks & MiFi 12:51 Cellular Embedded Routers 18:04 Wrapping It Up
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