Working in downtown Chicago has its advantages. My office on the 40th floor offers wonderful views of the city and the lake, and at night, the lights extend all the way out to the suburbs. Yes, sir, working downtown can be an oasis of peace. But if that’s the case, it’s only because downtown Chicago is also a desert of cellular connectivity.
Funny thing about cell signals – they don’t like buildings, which downtown Chicago has a ton of. Even 400 feet above the pavement, cellular signals can be hard to come by if you don’t know where to look. But putting downtown aside, just about every house, office, or other building has a “Dead zone” or a wasteland of signal. Maybe you have to answer the phone and run over to the kitchen, lest you drop a call. In the case of my office, it’s the far northeast corner where the signal is strongest..Continue reading on PocketNow.com