Country Nomad Blog — Internet

Does Rural Internet Still Suck?


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

As an RVer, One of the most common questions I get about van life is, how do I get an Internet connection when I’m on the road and is it expensive?  I spend most of the year working out of my van and traveling to rural places. Therefore, staying connected is a necessity. It is essential not just to run my business and make money but also to find parking, places to camp, water, dump stations, laundromats, and directions.  So you see, even if you are taking a short road trip or summer vacation with your family, you still need...

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How I Stay on the Road for Months at a Time and Never Miss a Call, Text, or Email


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

The road has always served as an endless supply of adventure to many—digital nomads, remote workers, and 9-5 employees looking to take a break. Internet connectivity stands as the most important utility in the life of digital nomads and remote workers. And with internet broadband available through Wi-Fi or cellular connections, we can travel to the ends of the earth while staying connected to family, work, and friends. I’ve always dreamt of being a digital nomad. We saw the world's wonders, met new people, and enjoyed diverse cultures. But when it came down to living my dream, I found myself...

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Why is Rural America's Internet So Bad?


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

As technology progresses in our world today, one of the most crucial tools people use for communication, entertainment, and information is the internet. With over 6 billion people living on this rock, more than half of the earth’s population is connected, which is no mean feat. Today, numerous individuals and communities depend on the internet and cannot imagine their lives without it. The United States, which boasts one of the largest online markets globally, has over 307 million internet users within its borders. The private sector is largely responsible for providing internet connectivity across the country, using various technologies with...

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What To Expect When You Move To Rural America


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

My name is Travis, and I’ve been a rural resident for ten years, and moving to a small town is the best decision I have ever made. That doesn’t mean it was an easy decision to make. Choosing the nomadic lifestyle meant that I’d be away from my extended family members, my nana, and her famous chicken pot pie.  It can be extremely stressful for anyone thinking about settling in rural America, especially without the right information.  Here are a few things I knew before moving; Traveling hours for food or shopping: Online shopping isn’t as popular. There’s a superstore...

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Installing Wireless Internet in Your RV-Tips and Tricks


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

As a full-time RVer, having a reliable internet connection while on the road or camping is very important. Not just for staying connected to the rest of the world but also for work, homeschooling the kids, entertainment, and as a safety measure. There are two major ways I stay connected while on the road, using cellular data or my Nomad Internet router. But I find Nomad Internet more convenient for my family and me as it offers faster speeds. If you are an RVer in America, you want the Nomad Internet router.  What’s RV Wi-Fi? For RV newbies wondering what...

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