December 8th, 2014
It seems that hardly a day goes by without another nightmare story surfacing in the media about phone bills that arrive post-holiday that run into the thousands of dollars. However it’s no secret that phone providers sting their users when surfing the internet and downloading abroad and if you want to find a Read the rest of this entry »October 20th, 2014
A recent Forbes article highlighted the drawbacks of paying for Hotel and Conference Wi-Fi, which in 2014 truly seems to epitomize the term unnecessary evil.
Paying $24.95 for a suitable internet connection is a harsh reality for many travelers and conference go...Read the rest of this entry »October 2nd, 2014
We've summed up our international roaming results over the summer months, and have observed some interesting trends! Between June and August, mobile data traffic used by Tep customers increased 10-fold compared to the same period last year.
This summer, Tep subscribers who traveled abroad used 1 million minutes of data and visited hundreds of countries.
Among the most visited travel destinat...Read the rest of this entry »July 10th, 2014
Roaming charges are something we all want to avoid. During the summer months, roaming charges across Europe skyrocket due to people traveling. Here at Tep, we want to serve our customers and help avoid these charges. By staying connected to wifi, along with utilizing helpful smartphone apps, you can virtually avoid all data usage and still communicate with friends with family and much more.
...Read the rest of this entry »July 8th, 2014
Tep Wireless is Expanding Coverage
More great news brought to you from the Tep headquarters—once again, Tep is expanding coverage! We’re proud to announce an expansion to include 4 more countries! You can now take your pocket wifi to Finland, Israel, Norway, and Switzerland. We’re one step closer to world-wide coverage! If you'd like to see a list...Read the rest of this entry »July 3rd, 2014
We recently came across this Huff Post Article on 10 reasons to take your Smartphone when you travel.
Here are our reasons to take your pocket wifi!
1) Take and share your pictures of your travels on Instagram—a must to capture your experience
2) Sha...Read the rest of this entry »July 1st, 2014
The travel industry is rapidly changing in a variety of ways. The integration of technology in our society today is creating many ways for humans to travel, stay connected with friends, and making your traveling experience enjoyable as a whole. More people than ever are traveling by air in their daily lives—millions travel everyday and is expected to double by the year 2032, as suggested by ...Read the rest of this entry »June 24th, 2014
Lash World Tour
Lash is a travel blogger with a sense of humor and possesses the ability to tell an entertaining story. She is not afraid to travel by herself and gives us valuable knowledge about the places that she has been to. She also knows how to be strategically frugal while traveling, providing her readers with tips on how to save money abroad. This is one of the r...Read the rest of this entry »June 17th, 2014
Our friends at A Luxury Travel Blog recently wrote a review on their website, using the Tep Wireless device. We are very excited to be featured on one of the most influential, bi...Read the rest of this entry »June 13th, 2014
There is no doubt that social media has revolutionized the way we experience events in our lives—it has applications in work, social gatherings, eating, etc. But how does social media affect the way we as humans travel?
With Tep, you can now stay connected to all your social media accounts via wifi wherever you are, without using any data whatsoever. Surf the web right then and there. W...Read the rest of this entry »June 11th, 2014
We recently offered bloggers 50% off for LIFE via a promotion on Twitter. Below are the promotion's terms & conditions:
1) The voucher is only valid on rentals for 7 days or longer.
2) The voucher is only valid on 5 or fewer pocket Wi-Fi rentals per year. More than one pocket Wi-Fi can be ordered for each rental.
3) In order to qualify for the discount, you must have written ...Read the rest of this entry »June 3rd, 2014
Recently, one of our favorite bloggers named Lash at Lash World Tour took her Pocket Wifi to New Zealand. At first, she thought the device would not be needed due to wifi available in the hostels as well as at the local host homes she would be staying in. However, she noticed at the hostel that the wifi came at a price not worth paying for—and so, ...Read the rest of this entry »May 30th, 2014
1) Expand your knowledge of the world—with historical information on almost any famous landmark widely available on the World Wide Web, it’s time to take advantage! Forget the use of an electronic tour guide—wherever you may be—whether it is a museum, art gallery, or historical landmark, Tep will keep you connected to the web on your smartphone. Want to know more infor...Read the rest of this entry »May 27th, 2014
Our friends Dave and Deb at The Planet D recently took their Pocket Wifi device with them to Ireland. Read about their journey and experience in their Tep Wireless Review. They took Instas, wrote tweets, and blogged about what they were experiencing from a remote outpost off the coast of Ireland called Skellig ...Read the rest of this entry »May 22nd, 2014
With the UK Bank Holiday weekend coming up, short getaways can really take the stress off! With Europe being a melting pot of endless culture to discover, a departure on Friday after your 9-5 (or earlier if you have a flexible boss) with a return on Monday evening can be a convenient opportunity to take advantage of. A short, humorous history of the Long Weekend’s immersion into work culture...Read the rest of this entry »May 2nd, 2014
Recently one of our favorite travel bloggers, Matt Preston from Travel With A Mate, ordered a pocket Wi-Fi and wrote a Tep Wireless review. Matt highlighted various aspects of the service, including what comes in the pocket Wi-Fi pouch as well as how to use the device.
Read the rest of this entry »April 25th, 2014
Tep is excited to be launching an Airport Retail Program, where shops and kiosks can act as official Tep Franchisees selling the Tep pocket Wi-Fi.
Tep has kickstarted the Program at London Heathrow airport, and is working with Avis Car Rental, Budget Car Rental, Visit Britain, and Expedia.
If you or someone you know owns a shop or kiosks in an international airport, get in touch with us at t...Read the rest of this entry »April 14th, 2014
The Internet community was rattled last week with news that a serious vulnerability in the way that many websites store information has been allowing anyone on the Internet to steal protected information, such as usernames and passwords. Priya Anand from Marketwatch.com explain...Read the rest of this entry »April 1st, 2014
Recently The Digital Journal released an article and review outlining Tep Wireless’ recent coverage expansion across 8 new countries. The article also provides a great overview of how Tep delivers its pocket wifi service –
“Here's the scoop:
A customer places an order for the pocket wifi and it's delivered to his or her door a few ...Read the rest of this entry »March 27th, 2014
Travel is changing. With Tep, you have the power to travel the world like a local, leaving roaming fees behind.
If you're wondering exactly how our service works, check out this illustrative rental video:
Welcome to Tep!
From start to finish it's easy as 1,2,3:
1) Book - Choose your Tep, select your travel dat...Read the rest of this entry »March 18th, 2014
Here at the Tep-quarters, we’re all avid travelers. We’ve compiled a list of travel tips that have been accumulated over the many years that we’ve been going abroad, and have narrowed them down to our favorite 45. Let us know what you think - if we’ve missed any and which one is your favorite!
Read the rest of this entry »March 12th, 2014
The world is a big place. Here at Tep we’re continuously developing new technologies to help travelers stay connected in more places throughout the globe at affordable rates. We’re excited to announce that we’ve recently expanded our coverage to Asia and the Americas. We now offer coverage across 5 of the world’s continents!
We’ve recently expanded to:
Asia: Hong Kong, Indo...Read the rest of this entry »March 4th, 2014
Here at Tep Wireless, one thing that we all love about traveling is being able to experience new and interesting flavor combinations from around the world. Food is a central ingredient in the recipe of what makes a culture unique, and from Texas to Taiwan, one of our favorite meals is the good ‘ol fashioned burger.
We recently heard from...Read the rest of this entry »February 6th, 2014
We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with one of our favorite travel bloggers! His name is Matthew Karsten, and as the name of his blog would suggest, he’s an Expert Vagabond. Matt has been traveling for years and has been to some of the most interesting locations imaginable throughout the world.
One thing that really separates Ma...Read the rest of this entry »January 29th, 2014
Travel. Everywhere. Powered. It’s what we stand for, and as avid travelers it’s the vision that our company was founded on.
When we launched in 2009, the idea was simple – let’s create a service that will liberate international travelers from exorbitant roaming charges, so that staying connected with l...Read the rest of this entry »