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PostSubject: iBoost wifif directional or omni directional   iBoost wifif directional or omni directional I_icon_minitimeMon 16 Jun 2014 - 17:40

Going to get a iBoost wifi system and just wondered if anyone here has used one and which one did you go for?

Omni directional which I understand is easier to set up (no faffing about trying to locate a signal but more expensive and less range but I do like the idea of being able to roof mount it)
Directional - Cheaper but requires 'focusing'

Plus, is it worth getting one without also getting a fon? (we are not BT customers)

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PostSubject: Re: iBoost wifif directional or omni directional   iBoost wifif directional or omni directional I_icon_minitimeMon 16 Jun 2014 - 17:58

I would have got the omni directional one but they weren't available when i got mine.
If your not a BT customer you will need a fon box at home, to connect to the BT hotspots and fon hotspots you have to be a member of one of them and share your network at home

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PostSubject: Re: iBoost wifif directional or omni directional   iBoost wifif directional or omni directional I_icon_minitimeMon 16 Jun 2014 - 19:07

Thanks Ken, does that mean you are not 100% happy with the directional one?
As I was writing the post I thought the directional one was a no brainier, cheaper, better range.
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PostSubject: Re: iBoost wifif directional or omni directional   iBoost wifif directional or omni directional I_icon_minitimeMon 16 Jun 2014 - 19:47

No, im happy with it, didnt realise it had a better range though, thought it would be easier to set up rather than keep having to turn it and scanning to find the hotspots.
I dont use mine a lot now anyway, get a good signal on 3 network at most places, unlimited data plan and its fast, i tend to tether to that now

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PostSubject: Re: iBoost wifif directional or omni directional   iBoost wifif directional or omni directional I_icon_minitimeTue 17 Jun 2014 - 17:29

Started the ball rolling and ordered a fon
Seen this on the motorhomewifi web site
iBoost 4g

Sent a mail for a bit more info
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PostSubject: Re: iBoost wifif directional or omni directional   iBoost wifif directional or omni directional I_icon_minitimeWed 18 Jun 2014 - 14:21

Has anyone used Fon in France...are there enough hotspots?

Thank you

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PostSubject: Re: iBoost wifif directional or omni directional   iBoost wifif directional or omni directional I_icon_minitimeWed 18 Jun 2014 - 14:47

Sharly wrote:
Has anyone used Fon in France...are there enough hotspots?

Thank you

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There should be loads the following maps shows the coverage


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I have this one:
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Had it now for 2 years, very pleased with it and to date locked into wifi link 3km away no problem. Once you get used to it setting up takes as long as it takes you to site the ant.
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PostSubject: Re: iBoost wifif directional or omni directional   iBoost wifif directional or omni directional I_icon_minitimeWed 18 Jun 2014 - 19:41

Just placed my order for the same one just placed my order for the same one. The 4g option was another £300 with an antenna abit OTT.
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Sharly wrote:
Has anyone used Fon in France...are there enough hotspots?

Thank you

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Hi sharon we live in france and have been using the fon just over 2 years....yes there are lots of FON in France we very rare have use our sim/mifi/dongle but do have one as a back up and when we do private business...if you are out in the wild with nothing around you well????? don't expect a fon signal...I am in the uk on holiday and my FON box in france is on... and I know somebody is using it at this very moment ..like I am using a Bt/Fon in the Uk replying to you...
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Fon arrived today and all seems to be working, able to login to someone down the roads BT Wifi with Fon hotspot  Laughing 
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Fon arrived today and all seems to be working, able to login to someone down the roads BT Wifi with Fon hotspot  Laughing 
£190 just to get wifi must be mad  bounce 
WELL.... iBoost wifif directional or omni directional 372028940  you may be mad (only joking) but I am not neither is John (D/Q).....i paid 35 euros for my fon box.....for this I get the code/password to access all the FON network..Bt in the uk..Sfr in france where we live...and many other countries.....mine has paid me back in the free network I have used in the uk and France....but as an added bonus for myself and john....we are getting paid for any none members that use my fon box in France....because none members have to pay.. but they still can use the fon network......so if a none member uses mine...lovely...I get half 50/50 of what fon charges less the vat...in the 6 weeks we have been over in the UK we have received over 80 euros.fon put straight into my bank..lovely...and there is somebody using mine at this very moment...lovely....and are due for another daily pass.... brill signals...but you do need a good booster... iBoost wifif directional or omni directional 372028940  iBoost wifif directional or omni directional 372028940  iBoost wifif directional or omni directional 372028940  iBoost wifif directional or omni directional 424776184
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