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Need A Smarter Connection? Try One Of These.

We get this a lot: What can I do to better receive onSpot wifi throughout my boat; from the Saloon down to the Stateroom and all points in between? How can I make my Smart TV, Roku, or Apple TV hook up to onSpot wifi so I can watch Netflix and other streaming channels? I […]

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New Mesh Routers To Light Up The Whole Boat

Found this while surfing around. These new mesh routers could be simple and effective ways to light up larger boats. Our boat is 90% covered with only one good Peplink Balance Router, but there are a few dark spots. This could help. Nice design too! No, we’ve not tested them. Michael Brown | @brownieshq Executive […]

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Even More Reason For Fast/Reliable Marina WiFi

The future of TV is arriving faster than anyone predicted By Larry Downes April 25 at 7:20 AM The cord cutters guide to when you should ditch cable With more streaming TV options like the Apple TV arriving, it may be time to cancel your cable service. But which streaming services offer which channels, and […]

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Ditch The Dish — Cut The Cable — WiFi’s more Important Than ever

Soon, while at the dock, we boaters will have all the channel offerings that Cable or Satellite delivers without the cable or Dish. If we have strong WiFi Read on: First Dish Network, then Comcast, and now AT&T. The giant TV, internet, and mobile provider will launch three new TV services available to anyone in […]

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Maybe Someday — 5G Falling From The Sky

Google has a new top secret project by the same team that brought us Project Loon, according to The Guardian. It’s called Project Skybender, and it aims to deliver 5G internet from solar drones. Mountain View has reportedly begun experimenting with millimeter wave-based internet in Virgin Galactic’s Gateway to Space terminal at Spaceport America in […]

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Need A Smarter Connection? Try One Of These

We get this a lot: What can I do to better receive onSpot wifi throughout my boat; from the Saloon down to the Stateroom and all points in between? How can I make my Smart TV, Roku, or Apple TV hook up to onSpot wifi so I can watch Netflix and other streaming channels? I […]

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$2,000 phone bill thanks to iPhone’s Wi-Fi Assist

Certainly something to think about as you roam from marina to marina … especially those marinas with bad WiFi.   If you’re an iPhone user who stays at a marina with lots of Wi-Fi dead zones, you should really think about turning off the Wi-Fi Assist feature that automatically switches your data over to your […]

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Potential Apple iOS9 Issue

New setting may possibly cause issues on WIFi. For troubleshooting tech calls – this setting could potentially cause iPhone or iPad to switch to cellular which may have poor signal and user may not be on WiFi anymore. This needs to be set to: WiFi Assist Off

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Shout-Out from SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISERS’ NET

      In marinas from Mile Zero to the Keys, onSpot WiFi is installing what every internet seeking transient and resident wishes all marinas would install: fast, reliable Hotspot internet connections. If your marina doesn’t have an onSpot WiFi system, pass this information along. You will be glad you did! onSpot Wifi is A […]

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MarinaLife Article Featuring onSpot WiFi — WiFi and Apple Devices

Tips and Tricks Written by Bob Taylor Okay, imagine this: You’ve just pulled into a marina after a long day on the water, and because the last marina’s Wi-Fi was nonexistent, you have emails that have been waiting two days to send. Now you’re tied up and powered up, you reach for that well-deserved refreshing […]

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