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Cell Phone Signal Booster?

Discussion in 'Technology' started by SManZ, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:29 PM
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    SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    Can anyone recommend a cell phone signal booster that actually works and doesn't break the bank? I see ones for $100-$300. I might spend $100 if it works but definitely nowhere near $300.

    I've got Sprint my g/f has AT&T. Neither of us can get a signal in our apartment and its still marginal at best if we step outside. If I put my phone on the windowsill I can send texts about half the time. If the phone rings and I take it away from the window to go outside to take the call, the call is lost in the 20ft between the window and the front door. :mad:
     
  2. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    Check out the Airave at Sprint.com. I have heard of people getting it for free from Sprint after complaining that they have poor coverage at home or place of business. I think that you also need to have a broadband internet connection as well for it to work. Also, I dont think it will work for AT&T phones. Hope this helps.
     
  3. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    Cool! I'll give them a call tomorrow! :-D Thanks Dave!
     
  4. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:50 PM
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    tacomakid96

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    Didn't know there was such a thing.
     
  5. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:53 PM
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    No prob.
     
  6. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:54 PM
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    Verizon probably has better service in your area. That's what the case is here, but AT&T does fine for me.
     
  7. Jul 11, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    They do...we both used to be on Verizon and we switched because their plans were a good bit more expensive. But we could talk in the apt.
     
  8. Jul 11, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    i run a wilson signal booster in my truck and it works AWESOME! everybody is amazed when we're sitting up on a trail in the middle of nowhere and my phone rings and i can actually answer and talk on it... :D
     
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