Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 29-05-2013, 18:14   #1
Registered User

Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 2,290
Internet Access on US East Coast

Having just finished coming up the ICW, I am astounded at the expansion of Verizon's LTE service. They've made huge strides since even last fall's trip south. During this this trip, there were very few areas where I did not have at least a 2 bar LTE signal on my IPAD providing around 3 Mbps. It wasn't just the cities. I had great service in the marshes of Georgia. Right now I'm sitting in Chesapeake City with five bars and 38 Mbps!

At least on this route (and about 10 miles offshore), there's no longer a need to find out the marina wifi code or fiddle with wifi or cellular antenna/amplifiers only to have 1 Mbps or less.

Better, my $50 a month 5GB Verizon service on the Ipad can be shared with any other computer or device on the boat using the Ipad's "Personal Hotspot". And there's no contract. I can buy what I need each month.

Now if only it was as easy in the Bahamas. Maybe next year.

Carl
CarlF is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
internet

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 13:22.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.