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Advantages over Satellite Internet

Sick of Satellite

A satellite connection is expensive and inconsistent. You have to buy a dish, and usually technical support is nonexistent or outside of the United States. Your dish will require a line of sight to the Southern sky, and even when this access exists, inclement weather conditions will interfere with your connection. 

Along with the expense, satellite upload speeds may not support streaming applications like video, skype, voice over internet phones and video games. In fact, many satellite providers cap out your download speed at 700Kbps, as well as your data limit to 5 gigabytes monthly while we offer speeds up to 20 Mbps on downloads.

Play online games, download movies, work from home and stay connected to your social networks from any area. 

At only a fraction of the cost for a pricey satellite connection, we provide an inexpensive and flexible alternative for rural wireless internet.

Advantages over Satellite Internet & WiFi:  High Speed Wireless Internet Now Available for Rural Internet Customers

  • Always on with seamless roaming!
  • Signal can travel on same cell sites as cell phones
  • You are your OWN hotspot - you're not relying on someone else's internet connection
  • No 300-ft range from the cell tower or "hotspot"
  • Customers can access their corporate VPN (virtual private network) anywhere they can get a cellular signal via a secure, encrypted signal
  • Can download and run video clips in real time
  • Can provide service to rural customers outside of cable-modem or DSL areas
  • Relative low cost with high capacity – allows rich web browsing and application usage.

How It Works:

Our Rural Internet service works similarly to the way your cell phone operates in that it relies on signal from a wireless tower rather than a physical connection like a phone line or cable. An EVDO modem (often referred to as an "aircard") receives the signal and allows you to connect to the internet - it's as simple as that! EVDO modems come in as a 3G Router.
Most 3G EVDO service plan have a 5 gig cap. Our service does not have any data cap.

Who uses EVDO?

There are countless reasons Rural Communities use EVDO and we have helped customers get set up for a huge variety of applications!

Below are just a few common ways people use EVDO:

  • Mobile applications: Cars, trucks, RV's, commercial service/fleet vehicles, shuttles, carpool/vanpool,
  • Portable uses: Mobile work teams, trade shows, conferences, conventions, vacations, commute access, emergency response setup
  • Fixed-location customers: Backup to cable/DSL/T-1, dial-up alternative, satellite alternative

Cost To Customer:

  • Hardware Price: FREE
  • Activation: $199.00
  • Monthly Subscription: starting at $119.00 (unlimited data)
  • Installation: Plug and Play

How does EVDO compare to other technologies?

The best aspect of EVDO (to most users) is the mobility it offers, but EVDO is also FAST!

Here is how our technology stacks up to other common Internet technologies:

  • EVDO Rev A: 600Kbps - 1,400Kbps Down (with bursts to 3.1Mbps); 500Kbps-800Kbps Up (with bursts to 1.8Mbps)
  • EVDO Rev 0: 400 - 1000Kbps Down (with bursts to 2.0 Mbps); 50 - 100Kbps Up (with bursts to 144Kbps)
  • 1xRTT: 50Kbps - 100Kbps with bursts up to 144kbps Down/Up
  • EDGE (2G): 50Kbps - 100Kbps Down/Up
  • HSPA: 700-1700kbps Down; 500-1200kbps upload
  • DSL: Varies based on provider. Average appoximately 1500Kbps Down; 128Kbps Up
  • Cable: Varies based on provider. Average appoximately 1000-5000Kbps Down; 200-800Kbps Up
  • Satellite: 512Kbps - 1500Kbps Down; 128 - 256Kbps Up
  • Dial-Up: 56Kbps Down/Up

 

Available: Anaheim, CA--Atlanta, GA--Atlantic City, NJ--Branson, MO--Cancun, MX--Charleston, SC--Coeur d' Alene, ID--Daytona Beach, FL--Destin, FL--Ft. Lauderdale, FL--Ft. Meyers, FL--Gatlinburg, TN--Hilton Head, SC--Honolulu, HI--Kissimmee, FL--Lake Tahoe, CA--Las Vegas, NV--Myrtle Beach, SC--Niagara Falls/Buffalo Area, NY--Orlando, FL--Ormond Beach, FL--Palm Springs, CA--Pigeon Forge, TN--St. Petersburg, FL—San Antonio, TX--San Diego, CA--San Francisco, CA--Sedona, AZ--Sonoma Wine Country, CA--St. George, UT--Tampa, FL--Williamsburg, VA—Wisconsin Dells, WI--Tallahassee, FL--Augusta, GA--Columbia, SC--New York, NY--Florence, SC--Washington, D.C.--Chicago, IL--Salt Lake City, UT--Hollywood, CA-Dayton, OH--Tucson, AZ--Niagara Falls, ON/CAN--Seattle, WA--Portland, OR--Antioch, CA--San Mateo, CA--Brunswick, GA and more

*Consumer plans require a 30 day cancellation. Customers receive a ten day trial period. If you are not completely satisfied just send it back for a full refund less shipping. All equipment carries a 2 year manufacture warranty. If for some reason your equipment fails due to manufactures defects we will replace it at no cost. The cost of the equipment activation is $199.00 - $199.00 onetime nonrefundable fee and includes tech support. Monthly no cap streaming plans starts at only $139.00 per month. Our onetime activation fee is nonrefundable after your 10 trial period. Excessive data used during your 10 day trial period may be billed at $10.00 per GB at the discretion of the provider. Speeds may vary depending on location and proximity from data towers .DIRECTV and other streaming platforms require a minimum download speed of 5Mbps and may not be available in some locations and are not guaranteed. Any subscriptions for streaming media are the responsibility of the consumer and are not included in monthly service fees.. Certain restrictions apply and only partnered platforms are approved for streaming. All streaming settings must be configured by the consumer to be played at480p to qualify* Home phone services and connections depend on speeds and are not guaranteed. Home phone service is free for 90 days. Consumers are required to pay $39.00 per year if you want to continue phone service after the 90 day promotion. Please allow 2-3 weeks for phone module delivery. All LTE plans are subject to slower speeds once plan thresholds are reached. Speeds will vary depending distance to tower, property elevation and topography. As our customer, your actual Service area, network availability, coverage and quality may vary based on a number of factors, including network capacity, terrain and weather. Outages and interruptions in Service may occur, and speed of Service varies. Devices also have varying speed capabilities and may connect to different networks depending on technology. Even within coverage areas and with broadband-capable devices, network changes, traffic volume, outages, technical limitations, signal strength, obstructions, weather, and other conditions may impact speeds and service availability.

Our Carriers engineer their networks to provide consistent high-speed data service, but at times and at locations where the number of customers using the network exceeds available network resources, customers will experience reduced data speeds. To provide the best possible on-device experience for the most possible customers and minimize capacity issues and degradation in network performance, we may, without advance notice, take any actions necessary to manage our network on a content-agnostic basis, including prioritizing all on-device data over Smartphone Mobile HotSpot (tethering) data and further prioritizing the data usage of a small percentage of data customers who use the highest amount of data (currently, more than 30GB) below that of other customers in times and locations where there are competing customer demands for network resources, for the remainder of the billing cycle.

Where the network is lightly loaded in relation to available capacity, a customer whose data is prioritized below other data traffic will notice little, if any, effect from having lower priority. This will be the case in the vast majority of times and locations. At times and locations where the network is heavily loaded in relation to available capacity, however, these customers will likely see significant reductions in data speeds, especially if they are engaged in data-intensive activities. Customers on Rate Plans and Devices with 4G capability should be aware that these practices may occasionally result in speeds below those typically experienced on our 4G LTE and HSPA networks. We constantly work to improve network performance and capacity, but there are physical and technical limits on how much capacity is available, and in constrained locations the frequency of heavy loading in relation to available capacity may be greater than in other locations. When network loading goes down or the customer moves to a location that is less heavily loaded in relation to available capacity, the customer’s speeds will likely improve.

Please expect 3-5 business days to receive your equipment. All equipment is plug-and-play and a step by step information sheet and terms of service accompanies every order. All consumers are subject to FAP policies set forth by the provider. For additional Questions please call 800 408-6820.