Our Response to COVID-19
We made purpose-built connectivity solutions for school buses
School districts are actively pursuing programs to park internet-enabled school buses in neighborhoods so that students may come and download / upload assignments and complete homework. These two offerings are a timely response to this connectivity need.
Combinable outdoor WiFi router for school buses with a Go2 / Core already installed (select Thomas Built and BlueBird buses).
Teton LTE C19
Standalone outdoor WiFi & LTE router for school buses with no current internet connectivity solution.
FINDS IDEAL INTERNET SOURCE
WiFiRanger automatically analyzes all available internet sources and selects the ideal connection based on saved user preferences.
RECONNECTS TO INTERNET WHEN OFFLINE
WiFiRanger automatically reconnects to the preferred or backup internet source if the router detects that it is offline.
REQUIRES PASSCODE FROM STUDENTS
WiFiRanger blocks access to anyone who connects to the Guest WiFi network and then requires a passcode for internet access.
CONNECTS MULTIPLE INTERNET SOURCES
WiFiRanger utilizes multiple internet sources simultaneously whether WiFi or LTE which increases reliability and can improve speeds on some websites.
MONITORS AND CONTROLS DATA USAGE
WiFiRanger tracks bandwidth usage by internet source and device, allowing for detailed data monitoring and advanced bandwidth usage rules.
SAVES TIME WHEN TROUBLESHOOTING
WiFiRanger links to secure servers which allows technicians to remotely troubleshoot issues when the router is online.
WiFiRanger is a Trusted School Bus Solution
Over many years, WiFiRanger products have been factory-installed on Thomas Built and Blue Bird school buses. Thousands of our WiFi + LTE solutions have been working in the field to provide students internet access. Now as the challenges of COVID-19 arose, WiFiRanger responded quickly with purpose-built solutions.
Print out and place one of these guides on a school bus to help students get connected to the WiFi and signed onto the guest network for internet access: