Country Nomad Blog — ISP

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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Living In Rural Areas doesn't disconnect You from the World!


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

I've been a rural resident for 18 months, and being a young person living alone; I thought the transition would be much harder. But with Nomad Internet, the transition has been hassle-free. I keep in touch with family and friends all day, every day. You probably have heard all the not-so-good things about the internet connection in rural areas. Well, before moving here and experiencing rural living for myself, I also heard all sorts of negative things about rural internet. And this made me seriously reconsider my rural living dream. While I don't agree with completely labeling rural internet ‘crappy’,...

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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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Why Internet Service Should Be Different For Rural Residents And RVers


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

Internet In The US Can you imagine what the world would be like if the internet were never invented? Me neither! In the last two years, with the pandemic ravaging the world and especially the US, the internet has become even more crucial, keeping us connected, entertained, educated, among other things. A recent analysis by Kepios shows that internet users increased by 2.8%, which is almost 8.4 million between 2021 and 2022 in the US alone. Unfortunately, the Federal Communications Commission states that the number of people still stuck with limited access to high-speed internet is too high for comfort,...

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Rural Internet, Wide Open Spaces, and the Internet.


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

For the most part, living in a small town is a great idea. While rural living is not for everyone, it’s definitely high up on my list of places to live in. People who live and work in rural areas can testify to how amazing it is—As it is a more desirable alternative to the stress and strain of living in the big cities. Most people chose to stay in rural America for;  Fresh Air PeaceQuiet, and of course Wide-Open Spaces As with everything having both advantages and disadvantages, we move on to the limitations of living and working in...

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