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Old 04-25-2018, 12:16 PM   #1
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What's up he best way to get a strong enough signal to stream Netflix ,kodi you tube on my class A tv
Not using the parks wi fi
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Old 04-25-2018, 12:33 PM   #2
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Your best bet is an unlimited cellular plan. WiFi in RV parks is either inadequate, bogs down everyone else's wifi, or streaming is banned. Eventually even cell towers are going to be overloaded due to the streaming services.
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along those lines are any cell services truly unlimited?...Our phone plans throttle after a certain point (22GB on verizon so called unlimited)
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I download at home from Netflix to a phone, then watch the content.
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Old 04-26-2018, 05:15 AM   #5
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What's up he best way to get a strong enough signal to stream Netflix ,kodi you tube on my class A tv
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Strong signal is the operative word I think the OP is asking about.
Short of getting closer to a cell tower a cellular signal booster may help. I have a weBoost cellular signal booster and it helps. It boosts the cellular signal both data and voice and can be received by any cellular device, cell phone, tablet, or MiFi unit. It is not provider specific, it boosts any weak signal it receives and re-broadcasts the signal from a small antenna inside the RV.

I have used it to make phone calls and stream Netflix from area's where I otherwise couldn't.

Just know there must be a signal to boost, it won't boost a signal that isn't there.
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Smile Streaming

We are new to RVing, however I can tell you that we purchased a streaming system at the FMCA Perry GA rally and I could not get ANY good results after spending hours working with it. I then hooked it up to our home ethernet (100mb) and it worked (but still not well). I have installed a WifiRanger Pro and have two 4GLTE onboard modems (Mifi and a Sierra Wireless GX440), and can use the big providers now with my SMART DVR. The free stuff and Kodi were not useable for me. Good luck and safe travels!
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I have T Mobile's 55 Plus plan and pay an extra $10/month for unlimited LTE. They warn that they I may get throttled during peak usage times, but since going with T Mobil in November it hasn’t happened to me. I stream 4-6 hours of TV each nite using a log in my daughter set up for me on her cable provider's account.
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I have T Mobile's 55 Plus plan and pay an extra $10/month for unlimited LTE. They warn that they I may get throttled during peak usage times, but since going with T Mobil in November it hasnít happened to me. I stream 4-6 hours of TV each nite using a log in my daughter set up for me on her cable provider's account.
With all due respect, I think you'll find that although you may have unlimited HD streaming you probably only have 10GB of LTE hotspot data. To get unlimited LTE hotspot you need to upgrade to "Unlimited International plan" even if you don't have an interest in using it internationally.
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I believe the 55 plus includes international data.
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I believe the 55 plus includes international data.
It didn't when I signed up for T-Mobile a month ago
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With all due respect, I think you'll find that although you may have unlimited HD streaming you probably only have 10GB of LTE hotspot data. To get unlimited LTE hotspot you need to upgrade to "Unlimited International plan" even if you don't have an interest in using it internationally.
Actually, we use T-Mobile and the plan that is needed is the One International Plus plan. This will upgrade the hotspot function to 4G LTE "unlimited". T-Mobile does NOT throttle their users at certain limits. They use network prioritization, a different concept, and better concept, from throttling. Their current threshold for network prioritization to kick in is 50GB. Network prioritization essentially means that if the network is becoming overloaded and you have used over 50GB then your data requests will be lower in priority than someone that has used less than 50GB. If the network is not overloaded your speed remains the same! This is great for many of us that travel to remote areas with low usage.
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With all due respect, I think you'll find that although you may have unlimited HD streaming you probably only have 10GB of LTE hotspot data. To get unlimited LTE hotspot you need to upgrade to "Unlimited International plan" even if you don't have an interest in using it internationally.
Joel, I stream on my iPhone and use a lightning to HDMI connector to get the signal to my TV. I was going to buy a hotspot but the kids at T Mobile suggested I wait and see if this worked - and it does.

On Verizon I had 22 Gb before they throttled my data so far down that web pages had trouble loading and paid $118/mo. On T Mobile unlimited everything and my bill is $60/mo and I can’t say I have ever been put on a lower priority.

I've traveled thru rural AZ, NV, UT and ID in the last month and rarely was without a signal. Don’t believe the Verizon commercials - they lie!
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okmunky - are you able to watch streams on tmo 55 plan without clogging?
i am on the same plan but i found it hard to watch. it buffers quite often.
i had been with verizon before switched over. it had been fine back then.
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What's up he best way to get a strong enough signal to stream Netflix ,kodi you tube on my class A tv
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jarata - what version of kodi are you using? is youtube on kodi working now?
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