BURLINGTON, Iowa — Winegard, a U.S. antenna manufacturer since 1953, announced it’s expanding its partnership with Coachmen RV, a division of Forest River, as the Winegard ConnecT RV Internet WiFi Extender + 4G LTE is now the exclusive mobile connectivity offering on all Coachmen Freedom Express, Liberty Edition models for the 2018 model year.
The ConnecT will also be an option on the remaining Freedom Express line. Coachmen RV will be the first travel trailer manufacturer committed to utilizing the RV connectivity product offering.
“Coachmen RV is very excited to be able to provide the very best in RV internet connectivity for our Freedom Express line. The Winegard ConnecT will allow our valued customers the ability to stay connected with their family, friends, or work if necessary,” said Meg Grierson, product manager for Coachmen RV.
“We are responding to the increased need for not only WiFi , but more importantly the 4G LTE capabilities. Coachmen RV strives to build world-class RVs that offer all the amenities of home.”
Designed for the mobile environment, the Winegard ConnecT incorporates state-of-the-art MIMO antenna technology to greatly increase the range and reliability of WiFi and cellular 4G LTE signals while increasing upload and download speeds, according to the release.
MIMO technology gives you the advantage in places with a large concentration of connected devices such as RV parks, rallies, and sporting events, the release explains. Ultimately, you get higher signal strength with better streaming and fewer interruptions.
Winegard ConnecT easily connects to any existing WiFi hotspots. When WiFi is not available the Winegard ConnecT can be switched to utilize a reliable nationwide 4G LTE network and provide connectivity in areas where cell coverage may be weak or not available (data rates apply).
“We are thrilled to have been chosen by Coachmen RV to showcase our newest flagship RV connectivity product on their Liberty Edition,” said Jennifer Hernandez, RV OEM business development manager for Winegard RV Products.
“We are committed to offer the latest in technology to make connectivity on the road simple, secure, fast, and frustration free for our customers. We specialize in producing products that add all of the conveniences and luxury of home virtually anywhere.”
SOURCE: Winegard press release