The number of digital nomads in the United States has exploded over the past year from 7.3 million in 2019 to 10.9 million in 2020 and continues to climb. Trading the office cubicle for a cafe or motorhome, this new workforce is helping to redefine the future of remote working, inspiring new incentives from state and local governments to attract digital workers and creating new remote working business models that meet their unique needs.
The only requirement? A good connection. With the right technology, you can always meet a deadline like you did in the office. So whether you’re a beginner on the go, a seasoned pro, or planning to take the plunge, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide for digital nomads so you can stay powered on the go with these must-have mobile devices.
Wi-Fi access points
With just a few clicks, you can use your phone to connect a laptop or tablet while still allowing a few friends to access the internet if they have Wi-Fi down. But if you’re looking to do even more from here your hotspot, Verizon just announced four new hotspot plans for smartphones ranging from a $ 20 Essential plan to a $ 80 Premium plan, depending on your needs.
You just need to decide how much premium data you will need (see the table below), depending on your type of job. If you plan to spend hours researching online and taking BlueJeans courses for your distance teaching life, check out the 150 GB Premium plan. Or if you only need to register with clients a few times during the week, check out the Plus plan with 50GB of premium data.