Where Can a WiFi Hotspot Be Used?
Think about it for a moment: when was the last time you went more than an hour or two without using the internet? Most of us who have a smartphone pull it out and check emails or get on various social media apps any time we have a few minutes of downtime. And that doesn’t…read more
International WiFi & Deployments: Staying Connected
Serving in our nation’s military comes with a range of sacrifices both large and small. It often means late nights, weekends, and holidays spent working when you would much rather be home with your family. It can mean going TDY and being away from home for weeks at a time or PCSing to parts unknown…read more
How an International WiFi Hotspot Works
Traveling internationally, even just hopping across the border into Canada or Mexico, comes with a wealth of changes from many things we take for granted in our day to day lives. The biggest example of this is a small electronic device that most of us slip into a pocket or purse without thinking too hard…read more
WiFi versus The World: What Affects Your Connection?
We’ve all experienced a connection interruption. In the middle of a video chat, uploading a photo, or even searching for an answer to a question online, the internet slows down or disconnects completely. It’s a hassle to have to wait for the connection to return or reboot the connection altogether when you don’t control the…read more
What is Travel WiFi and Why Does It Matter?
We all travel to some extent. Others more than most. A major factor in where or how someone travels can be the internet connection. What happens when you arrive and you want to let your loved one know you made it safe? You send a text, email, or SMS. What if the internet connection is…read more
How Do I Use WiFi for Business Travel?
Do you travel for business? Do you constantly have to purchase a SIM card, a pay-as-you-go phone, or pay outrageous roaming or international fees during your trip? There is another option, one more cost effective and easier to use than the alternatives. What if you could fit a portable WiFi modem in your pocket for…read more
Travel WiFi – take the internet with you
When we travel, there are a few necessities we expect: food, water, shelter, transportation, and the internet. The ability to connect with the tap of a button or stroke of a few keys has revolutionized the globe. So why has internet connectivity lagged behind for so long? WiFi offers limited access in the sense of…read more
Making International Calls: WiFi Hotspots and Other Options
When you’re away from home for an extended period of time, one of the first things most of us miss is how easy it is to communicate with family and friends when at home. It goes without saying that we miss the people we care about, but when you have to jump through a dozen…read more
Welcome to the Sapphire Mobile Hotspot Blog!
Most of us dream of traveling to far off places and exploring somewhere totally different from the world we know. Maybe it’s the busy streets of Tokyo, the backcountry trails of the Andes, or anywhere in between. Wherever the spirit of adventure takes you, be sure you’re prepared—and no, we don’t mean packing your bags,…read more