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    Cellular booster

    Does anyone have experience with devices that boost your cell signal? Recently moved to a home in the country and our phone signal is spotty at best. Do these really work or are we better off getting a land line?



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Not sure what your carrier is but sprint has a device you plug into your internet connection at home that will allow you to get unlimited calls and data while using it. Think it cost like 50-80 bucks and $5 a month to add it to your bill. Other carriers may offer something similar as well.



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    Not sure what your carrier is but sprint has a device you plug into your internet connection at home that will allow you to get unlimited calls and data while using it. Think it cost like 50-80 bucks and $5 a month to add it to your bill. Other carriers may offer something similar as well.
    We use Verizon. Not sure if they offer this.



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Climb on your roof. That gives me another bar.



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Yes I use a Verizon network extender and it works extremely well. I think I paid around $100the for it and I would highly recommend it



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Came to this thread thinking it was about those things to stick on your phone that were supposed to increase your reception, that nobody has tried to sell since about 1998



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    We use Verizon. Not sure if they offer this.
    Yes, Verizon has these and they wok well if you have an Internet connection. I was looking for a solution to boost my signal at the lake (southwest Iowa) where we don't have Internet and Verizon coverage sucks. I tried a Wilson Electronics booster that I paid close to $200 for and it does absolutely nothing. They are a total scam.



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Do you have any experience with any of these? Do they actually work?



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Do you have any experience with any of these? Do they actually work?
    We have a steel roof at work and some cell companies were inaccessible. We installed a small repeater thing like these that supported two frequencies and it works well for two of the main carriers in the area.

    I don't have information on which one we installed - PM me if you'd like me to look it up.


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    Re: Cellular booster

    Switch to US Cellular, all your signal problems in the state of Iowa will be solved. I live in the middle of ******* no where, the nearest Walmart is a 30 minute drive, the nearest town has 300 people in it. Plus I live in a valley, and I always have full bars.



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    Re: Cellular booster

    AT&T's cell tower is free, and no monthly charge.



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    Re: Cellular booster

    Quote Originally Posted by LegendaryTRX View Post
    Switch to US Cellular, all your signal problems in the state of Iowa will be solved. I live in the middle of ******* no where, the nearest Walmart is a 30 minute drive, the nearest town has 300 people in it. Plus I live in a valley, and I always have full bars.
    I'm not on Verizon by choice.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ISUonthemove View Post
    AT&T's cell tower is free, and no monthly charge.
    Free cell service? How do you get that?





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    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Free cell service? How do you get that?


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