Looking For The Best Hotspot, Wi-Fi Or Hardwire Device For Laptop Gaming

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Ozzy S.'s Comment
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Hello everyone am OTR driver and I like gaming,I was wondering if you guys know of a good device I can get internet access on my truck for gaming? I’ll be using a laptop but anyone on console can help as well,and if happen ti know your gig consumption or how many gigs you are using on your plan per month to help me choose a good plan and not end up overpaying for anything. Internet device What plan is working best for you Speed Thank you guys in advance,stay safe out there and make lots of money.

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Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Travis's Comment
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When I'm stuck using mobile data I use my S21 as a tether. I set it to 5GHz (so as to avoid the noisier 2.4GHz spectrum) and Wifi 6 standard which uses WPA3. My mobile provider is Google Fi and they offer unlimited data on the Unlimited Plus Plan. They don't limit tethering and I use it in Mexico as well. They piggyback of T-Mo's network so coverage is not going to match Verizon's though.

Once I start driving I think I'm going to get Verizon pre-paid on an old Pixel phone to compare who has best data coverage and then decide. Verizon's prices have historically been far worse though.

As far as data usage it's not insane for the games I play online. Mostly MMORPGs but I also never let the games update if the update is over 500MB or so. Even then I try to time that to when I'm on Wifi.

Hello everyone am OTR driver and I like gaming,I was wondering if you guys know of a good device I can get internet access on my truck for gaming? I’ll be using a laptop but anyone on console can help as well,and if happen ti know your gig consumption or how many gigs you are using on your plan per month to help me choose a good plan and not end up overpaying for anything. Internet device What plan is working best for you Speed Thank you guys in advance,stay safe out there and make lots of money.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Travis's Comment
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What laptop are you gaming on? Have you already got a setup? What games are you playing?

Stevo Reno's Comment
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LOL And WHO has time for gaming? "Maybe" on a 34 reset, otherwise, I don't see much time for it. Hell, I took my laptop with me OTR , and maybe, got it out once a week or longer. Too much time to concentrate on doing the job well, and safely. Used my Metro PCS hot spot for laptop use, and there was states I couldn't even get hotspot, Wyoming practically the whole state, western half of Nebraska etc, etc lol

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Travis's Comment
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Yea, I'll probably still carry my laptop just in case I need to fill out lengthy paperwork concerning my wife's immigration or something and don't wanna wait or type a lot on my phone.

One reason I'm leaning towards flatbed is I don't even know how much time I'll have to get any exercise in.

LOL And WHO has time for gaming? "Maybe" on a 34 reset, otherwise, I don't see much time for it. Hell, I took my laptop with me OTR , and maybe, got it out once a week or longer. Too much time to concentrate on doing the job well, and safely. Used my Metro PCS hot spot for laptop use, and there was states I couldn't even get hotspot, Wyoming practically the whole state, western half of Nebraska etc, etc lol

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Davy A.'s Comment
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Pda.net. uses your unlimited data you already paid for. Recommend you go with Verizon for a carrier. Get a tier one level phone that's 5g. Reason being is that the luxury phones, high end ones get priority on data. Verizon has the best coverage and fastest data speed.

I play division 2, ghost recon, rainbow 6 extraction, red dead redemption online, while streaming. you name it. Have had it for years. Carrier can't detect the tether. Use a proxy with it.

I routinely get 100 megs a sec with it.

Have an HP omen with AMD ryzen7 5700. Discrete GTX 1660 TI gpu. Works well

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Ozzy S.'s Comment
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Is a gaming laptop I got from digital storm,don’t have it set up yet but will be able to play all up to date games,my main games online will be For Honor and Escape from tarkov

What laptop are you gaming on? Have you already got a setup? What games are you playing?

Ozzy S.'s Comment
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I have the time for it if you don’t that’s on you.

LOL And WHO has time for gaming? "Maybe" on a 34 reset, otherwise, I don't see much time for it. Hell, I took my laptop with me OTR , and maybe, got it out once a week or longer. Too much time to concentrate on doing the job well, and safely. Used my Metro PCS hot spot for laptop use, and there was states I couldn't even get hotspot, Wyoming practically the whole state, western half of Nebraska etc, etc lol

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Ozzy S.'s Comment
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Thank you so much,if you don’t mind telling what device you got from Verizon? Was reading they have that jet pack or something is called,but they have a few of those.

Pda.net. uses your unlimited data you already paid for. Recommend you go with Verizon for a carrier. Get a tier one level phone that's 5g. Reason being is that the luxury phones, high end ones get priority on data. Verizon has the best coverage and fastest data speed.

I play division 2, ghost recon, rainbow 6 extraction, red dead redemption online, while streaming. you name it. Have had it for years. Carrier can't detect the tether. Use a proxy with it.

I routinely get 100 megs a sec with it.

Have an HP omen with AMD ryzen7 5700. Discrete GTX 1660 TI gpu. Works well

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Georgia Mike's Comment
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LOL And WHO has time for gaming? "Maybe" on a 34 reset, otherwise, I don't see much time for it. Hell, I took my laptop with me OTR , and maybe, got it out once a week or longer. Too much time to concentrate on doing the job well, and safely. Used my Metro PCS hot spot for laptop use, and there was states I couldn't even get hotspot, Wyoming practically the whole state, western half of Nebraska etc, etc lol

I woulf if i did. i run at midnight shut down morning or early afternoon. When i shutdown i cant just go back to the sleeper and crash i have to wind down. You can make time for down time during your 10 it doesnt be pull the breaks post trip sleep. Hell you could play while doing a live load.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

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