Hotspot Booster: How to Get Better Service for MiFi WiFi

MiFi hotspots are mobile devices that use 3G and 4G LTE signals to create personal WiFi service for your mobile devices—such as cell phones, tablets, or laptops. These devices are portable, battery-powered, and can deliver reliable WiFi service when you would otherwise have none. These hotspots are a game-changer for on-the-go wireless internet coverage, allowing…

How to Find Cell Tower Locations: The Complete Guide

Every cell phone carrier touts having better cell service than their competitors. To prove it, they will often use a coverage map, which uses a series bright spots to represent the size of the carrier’s network. However, keep in mind that maps are unregulated and can often misleading. For example, the AT&T Coverage Map will…

Signal Booster vs Microcell vs Active DAS

Today we going to talk through all of the solutions that can improve weak cell service for small, medium and large buildings. It’s been 30 years since cellular was introduced and many of us are still struggling with poor cell reception. And, with 5G coming soon, predictions suggest in-building coverage could get quite a bit…

What Is Signal Booster Attenuation?

More power is not always better, at least not with signal boosters. What is Attenuation? Based on the cellular environment or the size of the building, the best performance from the signal booster may be achieved by lessening the power the booster is putting-out. This is called attenuation. Adjusting attenuation is like fine-tuning the cell…

Passive DAS vs Active DAS

Today we’re going to give you a better understanding of what the heck people are talking about when they say DAS. You might already know the term DAS but are you familiar with the difference between Active DAS and Passive DAS? When you’re looking into the different ways to improve cell service for office or…

What’s the Difference Between GSM, CDMA, & TDMA?

In the United States, there are two primary types of telecommunications standards for cellular networks: GSM and CDMA. The terms can get a little confusing since they often not only represent the standard but also the transmission method of digital data. In general, GSM and CDMA standards by their authentication practices. GSM is used nearly…

Easy Fixes for Better Signal Booster Performance

Getting less boost from your signal booster than usual? Try these quick and easy fixes for better signal booster performance. Cell phone signal boosters are a great way to improve your cell service for all cell carriers, cell phones, tablets, and other cellular devices. A stronger signal not only means clearer, more reliable calls, but…

What is dB Gain? Why Does it Matter?

What is dB gain? How can I check my dB signal strength? What is good dB signal?  In electronics, a gain is the increase of power or amplitude of a signal from an input to an output port. This is usually done by adding energy from a power supply to the signal. Gain is…

What are Cellular Radio Technologies? How do they Work?

Introduction to Cellular Radio Technologies Cellphones have been a part of our lives for so many years— the very, very first cellular phone call was made all the way back in 1973. We’ve come such a long way in such a short time. Of course, it would be a couple of decades before they would…

All You Need To Know About Cellphone Boosters

A Primer on Phone Signal Boosters Nothing’s quite as irritating as stepping into your home and watching your signal bars just drop like a rock – especially if the signal is really strong just a few feet away. Many factors can reduce cell phone reception. It can be the construction materials of the home itself,…