Press Releases May 22, 2017

Winegard ConnecT Chosen by Thor Motorized Division

Posted: May 22, 2017

BURLINGTON, Iowa (May 22, 2017) — Winegard, the leading U.S. antenna manufacturer since 1953, announced today it’s expanding its partnership with Thor Motor Coach, Inc. as the Winegard ConnecT RV Internet WiFi Extender + 4G LTE is now the exclusive mobile connectivity offering on Thor Motorized Tuscany line of coaches for the 2018 model year.

“Our flagship Tuscany luxury Class A motorhomes offer the ultimate in beauty, style, and power in the most livable floor plans with high-end amenities. One of the most sought after amenities is connectivity. We have again teamed-up with Winegard Company to help keep our loyal customers connected like never before,” said Jon Krider, Vice President of Product Development and Marketing. “Winegard Company’s new Winegard ConnecT will offer our customers the best way to keep mobile devices, media players, and computers connected to the Internet, allowing for all the comforts of home when out on the road.”

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. MIMO technology gives you the advantage in places with a large concentration of connected devices such as RV parks, rallies, and sporting events. 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 pleased to have been chosen by Thor Motor Coach to showcase our newest flagship products for the RV market on their Tuscany line," said Keith Larson, Director of Sales and Marketing for Winegard RV Products. “The Winegard ConnecT is Winegard's first-of-its-kind WiFi Extender + 4G LTE product which empowers customers to be connected virtually anywhere. It truly is the best of both worlds.”

For more information on the Winegard ConnecT Long Range, High Performance WiFi Extender + 4G LTE product, visit For more information on Thor’s Tuscany line of motor coaches visit:

About Winegard
Winegard Company is a global leader and state-of-the-art manufacturer of wireless, satellite and OTA antennas for data and video. Winegard designs and manufactures a broad array of antenna solutions for mobile and fixed applications. Since its incorporation in 1953, Winegard has designed more than 1,000 antenna models and been granted over 93 U.S. patents. The company’s heritage includes recognition by NASA for contributions to the Apollo 11 mission, and the induction of founder John Winegard into the Consumer Electronics Association Hall of Fame. Winegard’s superior antenna design and manufacturing facilities include a state-of-the-art testing and measurement center. The company’s in-house and vertically integrated capabilities support its accelerated product design and development cycle.