Advice on Wi-Fi Boosters and Dog Cam

Hello, all. I’m brand new to this forum. I’m having a 2019 Mercedes 144 4x4 converted into a weekend van for my dog and me. I’m trying to figure out the whole Wi-fi thing. I understand the Weboost. I have one in my SUV. When I am away from my van and my dog is in there by himself*, I want a way to be able to see him with a video-cam. I also want to be able to monitor the internal temperature with a Temp Stick. I have two cell phones and I suppose I could leave one of them in the van when I’m not there and use it as a Wi-fi hotspot for the cam and Temp Stick. Are there options that make more sense than this? Is a Mifi the way to go? Or, is the Winegard Connect 2.0 4G2 a better option? The web site says that it is pay as you go, but I can’t seem to find any information on actual pricing of the plans. Also, what do you all consider the best signal booster to be? I’m not impressed with the performance of my Weboost in my SUV. If Winegard is the way to go, I guess it handles the boosting too. I would really appreciate any information you might have. Thanks!


*Please don’t worry about temperature issues. I have a 400 ah 24 V Lithium-Ion battery bank and a Dometic Penguin II a/c unit that will keep my dog cool when I’m not in the van. He will never be in there more than a couple of hours without me.

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Hi! We don’t use one currenty as our cell service hasn been inconsistent throughout our two years of travel. We have a.c as well but try not to leave our pup unattended if the temps are high. Our inverter failed once and the a.c shut down, so we were reminded that nothing is a sure thing.
I am interested to hear what you decided to go with and how it works for you