How Do Cell Phones Work?

As everyone knows, cell phones have dramatically changed the way we live and work. While no one knows exactly how many cell phones currently exist in the world, the best guess is that there are over 7 billion subscriptions. That the world’s approximate population. Landlines are becoming fewer and further between, with over 90% of…

Guilford Fire Department Headquarters

In-Building Cellular Solution (35,000 sq. ft.) Jay Leatherman, Systems Administrator of Guilford Fire Dept. in Guilford, CT, wanted to replace the cellular booster for the firehouse because it wasn’t working as advertised and they had outgrown the dedicated Sprint/Nextel version they had in place. They needed a new booster that supported voice and data for…

GTW Systems Boosts Cellular Signal for Aerospace Facility

In-Building Cellular Solution (180,000 sq. ft.) GTW Systems was contacted by a large aerospace manufacturer that purchased two SureCall Force5 80dB five-band amplifiers to cover 80,000 square feet and 100,000 square feet, respectively, in one of their impenetrable facilities. In addition, the customer wanted certain carrier signals to be stronger than others. The Dilemma Increasing cellular…

OHO Connect Enhances 4G LTE Reliability For International Hotel Chain

A large international hotel chain audited its telecommunications services and determined they needed to convert their locations to a more cost effective solution. Additionally, in most jurisdictions in the United States, guest rooms must have a working telephone to dial 911 or the room cannot be rented. Thus, hotels are dependent on reliable telephone service,…

Converse County School District

A Sophisticated Commercial Booster Solution for a Seemingly Impenetrable Building. The Converse County School District wanted to ensure that members of Douglas High School in Douglas, Wyoming were safeguarded with proper means of communications. Weak or poor cellular signal service throughout the campus limited the ability to communicate in the facility, posing a potential safety…

KIPP STRIVE Academy

In-Building Cellular Solution (45,000 sq. ft.) In charter schools like KIPP STRIVE Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, teachers embrace technology not only for educational purposes for students but also to keep parents informed. Cell phones are an instrumental tool in parent-teacher partnerships allowing teachers to call and text parents with good news, concerns, and important updates…

Do You Suspect Your Cell Phone is Being Tapped?

Here’s How You Can Tell. It’s actually very easy to tap cell phones. Cell phones can be monitored for calls, texts, social media and someone’s location with GPS. Just recently France and Germany accused the U.S of intercepting millions of phone calls. There is software readily available on the Internet for those wanting to monitor someone’s…

It’s Important to Stay Connected While Traveling

Even when you need a break from your cell phone signal. There are times when you’d prefer to be alone in your car listening to your music and lost in thought, wishing you have no cell phone signal. While these short moments are a nice change of pace in an otherwise hectic life, there are…

How Accurate Are The Bars On Your Phone?

Are they the best way to determine the strength of your cellular signal? Everyone assumes that the number of bars on our smartphones is an accurate reading of the strength of our cellular signal. But is it? While they do indicate signal strength, it’s up to the smartphone manufacturer to use whatever algorithm they want…