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7.1.0b11 Firmware Released

Today WiFiRanger released a major upgrade to its firmware (version 7.1.0b11) which provides major data throughput improvements, compatibility with 5G cellular modems, an updated user interface and lots of new features. The new update is accompanied by a detailed WiFiRanger User’s Guide so users can easily familiarize themselves with the new features.

If you do not see the 7.1.0b11 firmware upgrade available after checking for updates in your Control Panel. Contact our customer service team, and we will gladly help you acquire this incredible firmware update.

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WiFiRanger deploys 3,000 additional wireless routers for rural school buses

WiFiRanger’s recent acquisition by Winegard Company has made it easier to expand internet access to school districts across the nation hit by the COVID-19 shutdown.

Meridian, Idaho, September 9, 2020 – Building on the success of its Bus Response Program in Georgia and North Carolina earlier this year, leading mobile connectivity developer WiFiRanger continues its drive to bring high-speed internet to students across rural America.

Modified for use on school buses, the WiFiRanger Teton LTE-enabled router is making learning from home easier for countless students during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in areas with limited access to broadband.

The magnet-mounted, roof-top hotspot acts as a neighborhood hub with a maximum range of 400 feet. So, when a bus pulls up nearby, local kids can easily download and upload homework or other assignments.

Bringing connectivity nationwide

Due to demand in other states, such as Alabama, Colorado, Kentucky, and Virginia, WiFiRanger is working with parent company, Winegard, to deploy 3,000 additional units in September, with the Winegard-designed ConnecT 2.0 making up 60% of the shipment.

“Our new relationship with Winegard is paying dividends right out of the gate,” says Mark Maliwauki, WiFiRanger Director of Customer Experience & Success.

“The ConnecT 2.0 is already a Verizon-certified product, meaning we don’t have to wait to get our own certification before deploying new units to school districts in need. It’s a real win-win for remote and hybrid learning.”

The post-COVID educational landscape

“But this initiative goes beyond our current crisis and opens up whole new possibilities for high-speed rural internet education,” Mark continues.

“It’s exciting to be able to help these school districts as they look for innovative ways to use WiFi hotspots in the future. In fact, we’re working with manufacturers to get hotspots pre-installed in school buses, too.”

Bridging the rural/urban internet divide

“WiFiRanger’s Bus Response Program has been wildly successful,” says Kelly Hogan, Winegard Company Vice President of Innovation.

“It’s been a privilege to come together as a team—and to work with Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile—to deliver these systems across the nation. I genuinely believe every bus should have a router, as there are so many positives to this level of connectivity, beyond the immediate needs of this moment.

“We’re bridging the digital divide for the unconnected. And that’s the kind of mission our company is built to accomplish.”

For more information, check out this interactive map of every WiFiRanger-connected bus in the nation:

About WiFiRanger

Based in Meridian, Idaho, WiFiRanger is dedicated to producing American-made, top-of-the-line wireless routers for life on the move.

About Winegard Company

Built on more than 60 years of heritage in Burlington, Iowa, Winegard Company is a trusted partner for designing and manufacturing high-performance connectivity solutions. This includes WiFi, 4G LTE, 5G, satellite, IoT, broadband, video, and over-the-air technology for residential, commercial, and mobile. All made in the U.S.A.

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Winegard Company acquires WiFiRanger

This merging of forces marks a new chapter in Winegard’s drive toward technological innovation and customer-focused expansion.

BURLINGTON, Iowa, Aug. 19, 2020 — Winegard, the company dedicated to designing and manufacturing the greatest range of world-class connectivity products and services, announces today it has acquired WiFiRanger, a leading mobile technology developer.

Based in Meridian, Idaho, WiFiRanger is dedicated to producing American-built, top-of-the-line wireless routers for life on the move. WiFiRanger will continue to operate as a standalone brand.

Winegard Company acquires WiFiRanger.

A phenomenal partnership

“I am thrilled to welcome WiFiRanger into the Winegard family,” says Grant Whipple, Winegard Company President and COO.

“We’ve worked together for some time now, and they’re phenomenal partners. WiFiRanger brings so much networking and cloud computing experience to the team. This depth of knowledge will make us stronger as we grow in areas such as 5G, AI, the Internet of Things, and more.”

An immensely gratifying milestone

“This is an immensely gratifying milestone in nearly two decade’s worth of hard work,” says Kelly Hogan, CEO of WiFiRanger.

“Since 2001, we’ve pioneered connectivity solutions for the RV park industry, evolving our technology to include both park systems and consumers. This synergy is pivotal for further innovations in the industry, particularly when it comes to new connectivity opportunities and media offerings.  

“With this mission in mind, it makes sense for us to align with an established industry player like Winegard. They have more than 60 years of experience, along with a stellar reputation that will accelerate our combined drive to remain on the cutting edge of innovation.”

Customers can expect a greater array of connectivity solutions

“Winegard moves with our customers, and this merging of talent and expertise is part of that evolution,” says Grant.

“Together, we’ll bring a greater array of lifestyle-enhancing, technological solutions to the RV market and far, far beyond. We’ve always had eyes on the future, and our vision is going to keep us at the forefront of change.”

About Winegard Company

Built on more than 60 years of heritage in Burlington, Iowa, Winegard Company is a trusted partner for designing and manufacturing high-performance connectivity solutions. This includes WiFi, 4G LTE, 5G, satellite, IoT, broadband, video, and over-the-air technology for residential, commercial, and mobile. All made in the U.S.A.

More information about the company can be found at

SOURCE Winegard Company

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WiFiRanger & AT&T Bringing Internet to Georgian Students

Today we are honored to announce how we are helping school students stay connected during COVID-19. In partnership with AT&T, we have provided a purpose-built internet solution for school buses that will be implemented across the state of Georgia. AT&T generously donated 448 WiFiRanger Teton LTE C19 units to the Georgia Department of Education, Foundation for Public Education. The internet implementations will triple Georgia’s WiFi-enabled school buses and bring connectivity to 36 school districts.

View the original press release from The Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp here.

Watch the news spot from WSB-TV Atlanta News here.

Learn more about the purpose-built WiFiRanger Teton LTE C19 here.

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280+ School Buses with WiFiRanger in North Carolina

We are excited to be a part of an effort to provide internet to school students in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an amazing way to serve communities with WiFi for continued learning during these unprecedented times. The WiFiRanger Teton LTE C19 routers will provide school buses with a WiFi network for students in order to connect and complete school assignments. The generosity of AT&T, Duke Energy Foundation, and Google has made this possible by donating the WiFi routers to North Carolina. We are partnered with AT&T in order to provide a complete WiFi solution that is connected to AT&T’s LTE network.

View the original press release from the North Carolina Department of Information Technology here.

Learn more about the purpose-built WiFiRanger Teton LTE C19 here.

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COVID-19 Free WiFi Relief Initiative

The pandemic is affecting all of us. As a response, we are creating an opt-in initiative that we hope our customers will see as an opportunity to help each other stay connected, virtually. Internet is now more important than ever for staying in touch with each other and keeping current about the shifting world around us due to social (physical) distancing. However, there is no need to keep ourselves distanced virtually.

The initiative is simple. We created a Profile that can be easily loaded on any WiFiRanger router which enables a guest WiFi network to share internet with those around you. If you desire to enable this option, get on your WiFiRanger Control Panel and click Check for Updates at the top right. It will take about 1 minute for a new profile to be loaded (which will remain inactive unless you enable it yourself). Now go to the Setup tab of your WiFiRanger and load the configuration Profile named COVID-19 RV Response Project. A WiFi signal will broadcast from your WiFiRanger named C-19.FreeWiFi.WiFiRanger which gives out free internet to those around you. The access code wfrcovid19 will display on the welcome page that guests see when they connect to the WiFi network.

Keep in mind that participating in this relief project is entirely voluntary, and no security risk is posed to your computers and devices since the guest network is segregated from your private network. However, data consumption will increase since you will be sharing your internet with those on your guest network. Consider this as a way to give to those around you who are in need. It could very well be their only way to stay connected during this challenging time.

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Announcing New Website & Converge Product Schema

We are excited to announce that our new website has gone live as of March 19th, 2020! The new website seeks to simplify navigation, improve mobile responsiveness, and streamline eCommerce. With the advanced customizability of the Converge product line, a new website was crucial to provide a clear and straightforward explanation of our offerings and prepare us for future innovations.

Key Product Changes

Part of this endeavor has been focused on simplifying our products while increasing customization for those interested in purpose-tailored solutions. In order to accomplish this, the following key changes were made:

  • Included AC Adapter for All Standalone Router & Pack Offerings
  • Made LTE Modem Optional for All Applicable Products
  • Standardized 30ft TetherPoint Cable for All Outdoor Routers & Packs (except Custom Pack)
  • Provided 3 TetherPoint Cable Length Options for Custom Pack (15, 30, 45ft)
  • Offered New Custom Pack for Complete Product Customization

Pricing Adjustments

Our goal is to present a unified and structured Converge product line that is easy for customers to customize and select the ideal products to meet their needs. Due to several changes in package contents, customization options, and production costs, the following pricing adjustments have been made:

Old PriceNew PricePrice Change
Poplar LTE (Category 4)$149.99$180$30.01
Aspen LTE (Category 4)n/a$260
Aspen LTE (Category 6)n/a$310
Teton LTE (Category 4)$219.00$250$31.00
Denali LTE (Category 4)$454.00$450-$4.00
Denali LTE (Category 6)n/a$500
Everest LTE (Category 4)n/a$750
Everest LTE (Category 6)$799.00$800$1.00
Everest 2x LTE (Category 4 & 4)n/a$850
Everest 2x LTE (Category 4 & 6)n/a$900
Everest 2x LTE (Category 6 & 6)n/a$950
Teton Pack$214.00$250$36.00
Denali Pack (Category 4)$544.00$600$56.00
Everest Pack (Category 6)n/a$900
Custom Packn/a$245-1305

Category 4 LTE Modem (entry-level performance) or Category 6 LTE Modem (high-performance)

New eCommerce Experience

We hope that these changes will result in less confusion about our offerings and options, and lead to an increased ability to serve the needs of our customers. Please view the new shop and decide for yourself whether the online shopping experience has been improved:

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WiFiRanger Disrupts RV WiFi & LTE Market With $199 MSRP Teton Offering

Debuts Converge Teton Long Range WiFi & LTE At Half The Cost Of Competitive Units

Graphic of the WiFiRanger Teton router of the Converge product line.

ORDERS – Oct 1st 2019

SHIPPING – Oct 15th 2019

September 25th, 2019 – Meridian, Idaho – WiFiRanger, the leader in Innovative RV connectivity & control solutions, announced the highly capable Converge Teton WiFi & LTE RV connectivity solution, extending long range WIFi acquisition, and extended range LTE to the reach of any budget.

“Working with our global suppliers to improve value, we were able to deliver our renowned feature packed RV connectivity solution including Extended Range LTE at a very aggressive price point, offering our capabilities to nearly every budget.”

Kelly Hogan
CEO & Visionary, WiFiRanger

The Teton stand alone WiFi platform has an MSRP of $129, with a $70 add-on to include LTE in the outdoor unit. The system has a dual chain 2Ghz WiFi system, Integrated GPS, and includes the new TetherPoint(™) cable system, allowing owners to add an indoor TetherPoint(™) router for extending the capabilities to include future indoor LTE devices, and tethering up to 3 hand held devices for data aggregation. Powered by either 12VDC, or AC, the system is at home in Towable’s and Class A’s alike.

“This system allows the access to our sought after features of security, simplicity, and automation known to the RV community. Even adding our Poplar TetherPoint router to the Teton system still comes in nearly $100 less than stand alone, roof-top only competitive products, and delivers more capability and upgrade potential than any other solution.” Continued Hogan.

The product will be available via website, and pre-orders will commence October 1st with shipments beginning October 15th, 2019.

WiFiRanger products are envisioned, designed & assembled in Meridian Idaho by a team of innovative Americans dedicated to improving RV connectivity. Information and ordering is available directly at and direct inquiries can be eMailed to, or call 208-321-5544. For OE integration through MITO Corporation in Elkhart, Indiana call 574-295-2441.

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WiFiRanger to Offer AT&T Data Plans for RVs

The plans will support mobile hotspots, video streaming

Graphic of the SkyPro LTE Pack by WiFiRanger with AT&T logo.

July 30th, 2019 – Meridian, Idaho –  WiFiRangerTM, the leader in Integrated Vehicle Connectivity Systems,TM will offer AT&T 4G LTE data plans for its pre-installed rooftop antenna systems on Recreational Vehicles. 

The Weekend Adventure plan will offer 5GB of monthly data for $25 per month*. RVers can  choose the Extended Getaway plan with 22GB of monthly data for $90 per month.* This way, users can choose which plan works for their data needs.

“LTE connectivity has become more important than ever to RVers, to stay connected just about anywhere. With AT&T’s national LTE footprint, we will be able to be an increasingly trusted data source for the mobile lifestyles that we enable”

Jim Owsley
VP Marketing & Communications, WiFiRanger

WiFiRangerTM products are assembled and designed in Meridian, Idaho. Information and ordering are available directly at and direct inquiries can be emailed to, or by calling 208-321-5544.

For information regarding RV OE integration of WifiRanger contact MITO Corporation in Elkhart, Indiana, 574-295-2441.

For more information on AT&T data plans go here:

*Taxes and fees may apply; plans are non-transferrable and require the purchase of WiFiRangerTM 

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WiFiRanger Begins OE Shipments Of SkyProLTE V3 With Improved LTE Support

New V3 Iteration of SkyPro LTE delivers Improved LTE Modem, Processor Speed, Integrated GPS Capabilities and new Lower Profile.


July 9th, 2019 – Meridian, Idaho – WiFiRanger, the leader in Innovative RV connectivity & control solutions, today announced the next generation evolution to their popular Sky Pro LTE offerings. The new version, shipping immediately, includes an updated LTE modem that is positioned for faster LTE offerings and transition capabilities as the major carriers begin rolling out new advanced services.

“We’ve been working on V3 for some time, knowing that we had to give our customers a certified LTE modem with additional LTE bands 12, 14, 66, and 71 support. The change is of specific interest to the RV community due to it’s inherit ‘Extended Range LTE’ support, and positions our customers to take advantage of future offerings when they really start to hit the streets by the major carriers, including Band 14, for FirstNet usage by first responders and public safety organizations.”

Kelly Hogan
CEO & Visionary, WiFiRanger

WiFiRanger SkyProLTE release V3 includes other enhancements, including an updated processor offering for faster speeds and data handling, as well as improved firmware release 7.0.8, offering new features for integration with other RV sub-systems including an exposed NMEA-0183 GPS socket. Additionally, the V3 version includes a slightly slimmer outdoor unit, and our renowned “Rubber Leg” PCB mounting system within the outdoor unit, providing additional protection from road harmonics and vibration to the upgraded electronics, and improving longevity and reliability.

“In addition to our improved hardware, our engineering team worked diligently to insure that every aspect of our latest firmware is ready to take full advantage of faster connections in the future, as well as assisting other integration partners with features they need. We’re proud of our teams continuous efforts to improve connectivity for the RV community, and stay ahead of the competition.” Continued Hogan.

Some OE’s will start receiving the SkyProLTE V3 units in late July, and will see no changes in their volume pricing for the improved units.

WiFiRanger products are envisioned, designed & assembled in Meridian Idaho. Retail information and ordering is available directly at and direct inquiries can be eMailed to, or call 208-321-5544.

For information regarding RV OE integration of WifiRanger contact MITO Corporation in Elkhart, Indiana, 574-295-2441.