Category: Blog
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, No comments
A bi-directional amplifier (also known as a cell phone repeater or wireless cellular signal booster) is the most common way cell phone companies have been improving cellular coverage over the past few years. Nearly gone are the days when calls are dropped mid sentence. A bi-directional amplifier boosts cell phone signal by using an internal...
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, No comments
Sometimes cellular coverage can be hindered by some building construction material. Thicker cement with metal bracing and some roofing materials can block a cell phone signal. A cellular repeater can help get around the natural blocking of cement with metal which block radio signals and in turn hinder cellular coverage. Foil backing on foam or...
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, 9 comments
When the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia recently asked us to make their cell phones work inside the building, we knew it would be a special challenge. The walls between studios are padded with five layers of sound deadening material, which provides a great environment for music studies but a challenging one for cell...
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, 10 comments
Lives are saved every day by the quick response of emergency teams. It’s amazing and gratifying to hear of students saved by effective college notification systems, whether it’s a child whose heart is quickly restarted by a nearby defibrillator and faculty trained to use it, or students and faculty successfully evacuated from buildings in the...
27 January 2014 - 2:05, by , in Blog, No comments
Great question!  Most likely, the trees between you and the tower have leafed out.  We have had a few situations in which a clients reception was impacted by the trees around their office building. 
27 January 2014 - 2:05, by , in Blog, 2 comments
It is important to be able to determine the cellular signal in and around your building for us to provide an accurate budgetary cost to you. Check out the information below that details how to put the various cellular phones in test mode. If you do not see your particular cellular phone on our list...
27 January 2014 - 2:05, by , in Blog, No comments
Came across this article when I was checking out the news in our region.  The area that is referenced is long overdue for cellular coverage. This just reaffirms how much society relies on and expects quality cellular coverage: New Tower Might Help With Dropped Calls in Rural York County A new cell tower planned in...
27 January 2014 - 2:05, by , in Blog, No comments
  This is a question that comes up fairly frequently when we conduct site surveys and speak with clients over the course of the project.  The simple answer is yes.  How many depends on many of the variables used in determining the coverage area of a system with a single inside antenna.  We generally assess...
27 January 2014 - 2:05, by , in Blog, 3 comments
Cellular coverage is an absolute necessity these days. Avoiding dead zones in coverage is paramount for any business. But with all of the cellular towers dotting the landscape, it does not seem possible for any kind of lull in cellular coverage. There are however dead zones, especially when inside buildings with metal shielding, thick concrete...
27 January 2014 - 2:05, by , in Blog, Case Studies, No comments
How much of my office will the cellular repeater cover? A lot of people contact our office with this question.  It is possible to provide an answer after we get some basic information.  There are a few variables that impact every situation.