Monday, January 30, 2023


Are you reading this newsletter right now using cell service or Wi-Fi?

Right now, no matter what device you’re reading this on, are you doing so using cell service or Wi-Fi?

As RVers, it can be hard to find a balance of both, right? In today’s age where streaming movies and TV comes nightly, podcasts streamed while you drive… there’s a lot going on for cell phone plans and Wi-Fi routers to handle!

After you vote in the poll, will you please leave a comment and tell us what you most often use when browsing the internet or reading newsletters such as this one if it’s different than how you answered? Thanks!


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1 year ago

I am using a cell service mobile wifi – where does that fall?

1 year ago

Visible phone service, unlimited data and hotspot perfect for RV

Grant Graves
1 year ago

Wifi connected to my hotspot because the wifi here is really bad.

1 year ago

I am using the Sprint MiFi that we got through FMCA. We generally have good connections and speed with unlimited data.

1 year ago

I’m in the hospital using their Wifi.

RV Staff
1 year ago
Reply to  Paul

Best wishes, Paul. 🙂 —Diane at

1 year ago

Today it’s home WiFi, the last 2 weeks would’ve been cell as we were on the road.

1 year ago

I read at home on WiFi. When traveling it’s a mix of cell and WiFi depending on the service. Many RV parks don’t have decent WiFi.

Bob Cross
1 year ago

I use a lap top to read this, either the home wifi , CG wifi, or my Jet Pac.

1 year ago

Reading over Frontier fiber optics on my desk top computer. When on the road, we do not take the internet world with us, that is why we leave the house. My flip phone is along for emergencies or to check in with daughter for her concern for mom and dad.

1 year ago

We winter in Phoenix where we have cable wifi. Rest of year traveling using mobile hotspot.

David Johnson
1 year ago

I put other because I’m using WiFi from my Verizon MiFi device.

1 year ago

I have fiber optic service on my PC. Limited use of WiFi on my laptop when traveling due to security concerns. I also have Norton anti-virus and VPN service on both. My wife’s cell service is a TracFone flip phone. I have a TracFone Smart phone – we only use cells for emergency use. – and hopefully will have a signal when/if needed.

Glenda Alexander
1 year ago
Reply to  DW/ND

I used a TracFone flip phone for several years. Recently I bought a TracFone Smart phone and am still learning how to use some of the features. I like being able to continue to buy pre-paid minutes as needed.

1 year ago

Hi Glenda: I had a flip phone also – but out checking Township road flood damage a couple years ago – it fell from a pocket and was probably ground up by a road grader. I do not like the smart phone because of the complexity and weight and overall size. We too like the minute plan – I have over 9,000 and my wife has over 4,000. We renew annually. Emergency use only – no need to carry a computer in my pocket!

Neal Davis
1 year ago

Two months ago, whether at home or in the RV, our answer would have been “Cell Service,” but we got fiber optic service installed at home since then. It is great to watch videos now without worrying about how fast we are burning through data. 🙂

1 year ago

cable-tv provided internet here at home and cellular internet on the road.

Leslie Smith
1 year ago

Cell service.

1 year ago

Almost always on a Samsung tablet via wifi. The wifi is either a Verizon Jetpack on the road or RV park subscription wifi via the worst provider on the planet.

Tommy Molnar
1 year ago

We are on Plamose Rd in Quartzsite and using our cell phones to create ‘hotspots’. My phone supplies my laptop and wifey’s phone supplies her iPad.

1 year ago

We have one iPad and iphone on ATT and one iPad and iphone on Verizon and the polls load on both

1 year ago

Cell data and polls won’t load

Timothy Johnson
1 year ago
Reply to  DPHooper

Polls won’t load on cell phone also but. Works on my tablet… Just saying..

1 year ago
Reply to  DPHooper

Thank you for confirming that I’m not the only one who doesn’t see the poll on my cell phone. I have an android and wonder if that is a contributing factor.

1 year ago

Wifi at home from a cable connected router, cell service reading phone or direct connect to a PC when on the road.

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