News

February 01, 2020

Alfa Camp Pro Systems: The Difference Between Wi-Fi and 4G

With the soon-to-be launched "Alfa 4G Camp Pro" system, we put together a short video explaining the difference between Wi-Fi and 4G to help you determine which system will be best for your needs.

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January 29, 2020

Changing your WiFi adapter's MAC Address: Good or bad idea, and what does it even mean?

As a basic disclaimer, generally we do not recommend changing your device’s MAC address. In rare cases it may be necessary, which we will discuss further down. Changing of a MAC address is a controversial topic. Let’s begin by discussing what a MAC address is. It has nothing to do with Apple computers, it stands for Media Access Control address.

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January 27, 2020

Video: setting up Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 with encryption vs. captive portal security

We have a new video up on YouTube discussing the difference between standard encryption security and captive portal security, and showing how to set up the Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2/Mini with both of these network types.

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January 24, 2020

Would you buy an Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2...for a Porsche RV?

If you always wanted a Porsche, and also always wanted an RV, now you can kill two birds with one stone with the new Porsche RV. We would still install an Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 to help us get on the Internet though, would you?

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January 16, 2020

New product: Flat slim USB cable for Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 kit

Owners of the Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 know that running the USB cable out of a window means you cannot close the window over the cable. This is because the factory cable is 24 feet long and requires thick shielding to prevent power loss.

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January 16, 2020

Recapping CES 2020 with Alfa Network Inc.

Last week some of us at Rokland Technologies had the pleasure to attend CES 2020 in Las Vegas and spend time in the Alfa Network, Inc. booth. To anyone who has been before, the show encompasses so much space it goes beyond just the convention center. It is not hyperbole to say it appeared never-ending.

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January 07, 2020

Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 University: trouble logging in?

The Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 is one of our most popular WiFi products. With the ability to boost WiFi receptions in campgrounds, marinas, and on large properties, it has received great reviews across different channels for its range boosting abilities that increase WiFi range to multiple devices at once.

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January 02, 2020

Celebrating 20 years in business at Rokland Technologies!

Happy 2020! This year marks a special year for us at Rokland Technologies. Our company is turning 20 years old. We originally formed on a college campus in New York City, offering networking products like hubs, routers, and switches, as well as web hosting and e-commerce service solutions. This was way back before Facebook and Shopify, back when Amazon and eBay were in their infancy.

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December 27, 2019

Dual Band 802.11ac Outdoor Wi-Fi is here: Alfa Tube-UAC2 2.4/5 Ghz Wi-Fi USB Client

We have officially launched the Alfa Tube-UAC2 WiFi USB client from Alfa Network, Inc. Now you can get dual band WiFi reception from an outdoor USB adapter. It comes in two configurations- the base retail model with no antenna, and our package kit with Alfa AOA-2458-59-TM 9 dBi omni directional dual band antenna.

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December 20, 2019

Announcing gear.tips/: a new technology gear and review site from Rokland Technologies

We are excited to announce the launch of gear.tips/, a brand new technology news and review website. Our goal to bring our readers new content from all over the web, sprinkled with our own posts as well that offer in depth looks at the products we sell.

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December 20, 2019

Come visit Alfa Network, Inc. & Rokland Technologies at CES 2020 in Las Vegas

We are excited to announce Rokland Technologies will be joining Alfa Network Inc. at CES 2020 this year! Come see us January 7th-10th in Las Vegas to meet with reps and see new products on the way.

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December 19, 2019

Microsoft to discontinue Windows 7 support on January 14th 2020

After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs with Windows 7. Learn more about what this means for your Alfa WiFi products.

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November 27, 2019

Black Friday Deal Preview

We have our Black Friday preview page live. You can see the deals that will be available beginning Thursday, 11/28 at 10PM EST. Posted coupon codes will not work before this time, or after deal expiration which is midnight EST on Black Friday, November 29th.

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November 13, 2019

Safe shopping 101: How to spot a fake E-commerce site

With fake e-commerce web sites popping up everywhere, we take a look at how smart shoppers can safely navigate the ecommerce world and still get good deals.

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November 11, 2019

Video Guide: Apple iPhone setup for Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 & Camp Pro 2 Mini

In our newest how-to video, we show how to setup the Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 (or Camp Pro 2 Mini) on an Apple iPhone.

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November 08, 2019

A new shipping cutoff time and expanded FedEx 2 Day service

The holiday season is about to kick into full gear, and here at Rokland we are doing some things to improve your shopping experience, including our new 5PM EST cutoff time for getting packages out the door the same day, as well as expanded FedEx low cost 2-day shipping. 

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October 24, 2019

New product: Alfa AOA-M4G 4G LTE/WiFi Omni-Directional Outdoor Antenna

This month we introduce Alfa AOA-M4G, a crossover 4G LTE & Wi-Fi antenna. With a gain of 6 dBi, an N-female connector, and compatibilty with both 4G and WiFi bands, this antenna is a great choice for enterprise class clients. 

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October 09, 2019

Mac OS 10.15 Catalina support for Alfa AWUS036AC, AWUS036ACH, AWUS1900

Alfa Network, Inc. has released an updated driver package for Mac OS 10.15 Catalina which supports models AWUS036AC, AWUS036ACH, AWUS036EAC, and AWUS1900

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October 04, 2019

WPA3 security support now available for AWUS036AC, AWUS036ACH, AWUS1900

Alfa Network Inc. has announced in September 2019 WPA3 driver support for Alfa AWUS036EAC, AWUS036AC, AWUS036ACH, and AWUS1900 model WiFi USB adapters.

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September 20, 2019

News: Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 Headquarters section is live, Camp Pro 2 Mini ships free FedEx 2 Day

Check out our new Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 Headquarters section for the latest antenna upgrades and accessories for your Alfa camp system. Don't forget the new Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 Mini version ships with free FedEx 2 business day service anywhere in the 48 US States.

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September 12, 2019

Video Guide: how to set up Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2/Mini on an Android cell phone

See out latest how-to video on YouTube- setting up an Alfa Wi-Fi Camp Pro 2 or Camp Pro 2 Mini on an Android phone.

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September 02, 2019

Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 firmware version 1.20 fixes Captive Portal issues

If you are at a camp ground where the network does not have a password when you connect to it, but instead are redirected in your browser to a sign in page with a password box and/or license terms to accept, this is called a captive portal network. Alfa firmware update 1.20 helps resolve issues with many captive portal networks.

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August 31, 2019

Updated 9/3: Hurricane Dorian- what we are doing to help you get your orders

We are fortunate that it appears Dorian will not have a direct hit on Florida. We are still under tropical storm advisory conditions for Wednesday, 9/4. FedEx suspended Air services today, 9/3, and they may be suspended 9/4 also. We will reach out to affected customers about the delay if service is not resumed on 9/4. 

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August 23, 2019

Sharing a WiFi connection with Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot feature

Easily share a Wi-Fi connection being received on your computer by an Alfa USB Wi-Fi booster with other devices as your own private hotspot with the new Mobile Hotspot feature (Microsoft Windows 10 PC with Anniversary Update applied required).

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