Recent news from Global Wireless Solutions reveals that “40% of Brits have some kind of mobile blackspot in their home”, with two thirds located in the kitchen”. That’s a pretty shocking figure for a world so reliant on technology!
Cel-Fi’s latest signal boosting technology doesn’t always have to be for conventional indoor spaces. Car parks are notorious for having poor signal reception. But it’s not only an inconvenience; it can also be a major safety issue. Southport Central Car Park owners know all too well the problems poor signal can face and recently utilised Cel-Fi indoor signal boosters to solve their mobile reception issues.
There are some common myths when it comes to the signal bars on your smartphones and Steve Van Skike, Nextivity’s Senior Technical Product Manager, has recently had many questions surrounding what signal bars really mean.
You might not think it, but poor 3G and 4G mobile signal in remote locations are extremely common even in today’s tech savvy market. It has become more important than ever for businesses to stay connected with customers and colleagues. An Australian based holiday park knows all too well the effects of poor mobile phone coverage on the business and has shared its story to show how Cel-Fi can help streamline business operations simply from installing one of our Smart Signal Boosters.
Cel-Fi.com has recently announced some great news for the Cel-Fi PRO in regards to the European market - T-Mobile Austria is now deploying Cel-Fi PRO to its subscribers! It’s all part of the provider’s ambitious national LTE (that’s the latest 4G network development) rollout for improving indoor mobile coverage. In fact the plan is to complete the rollout to 90% of the country’s population by the end of 2015 according to T-Mobile Austria – who also said "The Cel-Fi PRO Smart Signal Booster for LTE is exactly what we need to address the majority of indoor coverage issues experienced by our customers."
With the amount of home workers increasing from 2.9 million in 1998 to 4.2 million in 2014 showing 63% as self-employed and a continual rise to date, it has never been more important for reliable indoor mobile phone signal coverage.
Nextivity recently exhibited at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona to showcase some of the latest innovations and products. With the Congress now behind us and a surge of new and exciting mobile technology news to digest, we are using this as an opportunity to address one of our most frequently asked questions by our customers – what is the difference between a signal booster and a signal repeater?
A mobile signal repeater is a device used for boosting the mobile phone reception by the usage of three units: a reception antenna, a signal amplifier and an internal rebroadcast antenna. The latter is very much similar to the mobile phone mast used for broadcasting by the network providers. The only difference is they are much smaller and usually used in one building. Modern mobile repeater amplifiers ‘repeat’ or to be more exact rebroadcast mobile signal inside the designated area. This type of systems usually uses an external antenna to collect the best mobile signal, which is then transmitted to an amplifier unit which strengthens the signal and retransmits it locally.