Innovative internet connectivity offering named runner-up for Product of the Year.
BURLINGTON, Iowa (September 5, 2017)
— The Winegard ConnecT 4G1 WiFi Extender + 4G LTE RV Internet system
was recently awarded second place Product of the Year at the annual Recreational Vehicle Aftermarket Association Executive Conference held August 15-17 in San Diego, California.
RVAA judges all products based on the following criteria: innovation, functionality, value, quality, technology and overall impression. The panel consists of select RV industry professionals and distributors.
"Winegard strives to be on the cutting edge with its product offerings and the Winegard ConnecT is no different," said Keith Larson, Director of Sales and Marketing of Winegard's mobile group. "We are pleased that RVAA recognized not only the quality and performance of the ConnecT, but also the value Winegard provides RV users by keeping them connected."
Designed specifically for the mobile environment, Winegard ConnecT 4G1 is a long-range, high-performance WiFi extender that increases the range of existing WiFi hotspots. When WiFi is not available, the ConnecT 4G1 utilizes high-gain 4G LTE antennas to connect to a nationwide data network and provide connectivity in areas where cell coverage may be weak or not available (monthly fee applies).
Winegard Company designs and manufactures the greatest spectrum of world class Terrestrial and Satellite video and data antenna products and accessories for residential and mobile applications. Since its incorporation in 1953, Winegard has designed more than 1,000 antenna models and been granted over 80 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 total 410,000 sq. ft and include a state of the art testing, validation and measurement center. The company's unmatched in-house and vertically integrated capabilities support its accelerated product design and development cycle.