Join Date: Feb 2014
My Motorhome: Knaus Sun Ti 700LX
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The iboost system is a ubiquiti nanostation loco m2. It takes five minutes to set up the first time and then one minute for new campsites. The nano is the standard used for marine connections and used by nearly every American in their RV. it comes with a web interface to configure it. Link it with a air router and you have a far better solution than iboost for half the cost. This is not difficult stuff to do. But after using wifi and cellular across Europe and Morocco for the last year I will stick by views that a unlocked cellular solution is the way to go. Wifi over Fon are or any campsite is not secure. Campsites are beginning to block connection by aerials. The cellular companies will offer pan-European roaming, it is already happening and will increase rapidly. They are not phone companies anymore but content providers and they will lock you in by content not network. All the investment in the industry is in mobile not wifi. but like everything you have to sit down and work out your requirements of what you want. How much content do I want, do I want multi media?, does need to be secure?, how often do I want to use it? If you want to buy an iboost system then fine, there is nothing wrong with for what it does. I have pointed out what it consists of and if you have a basic knowledge of IT you can buy the same system for half price and do IT yourself. I did and even published how to do it to help other motor homers. If you don't feel confident then buy an iboost. But as someone who works in this industry and knows the road maps of where things are going then I would advise towards cellular and I don't care what one you buy. Saying that the unlocked Huawei offerings seem to be the best if you are travelling extensively across Europe and Morocco. If you are in an area served by 3, go for that. Work out your requirements and then decide.
Last edited by Eamless; 25-03-2015 at 09:33.