OT - Verizon/ATT Cell/4G Signal Booster/Repeater

John R. Levine johnl at iecc.com
Tue Dec 16 03:08:17 UTC 2014

> Although this might not apply to you in the US, anyone else thinking about trying this might want to check up on possible legal backlash from using one of these devices. I know you can't legally use one of these in Dubai.

These are sold by the carriers and are completely legal here.

>> On 16 Dec 2014, at 6:54 am, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> In article <20141216024552.GA26200 at esri.com> you write:
>>> Hi all;
>>> Looking to improve cell reception for mixed ATT/Verizon users on the
>>> first floor of one of our buildings.
>>> Starting to dig into this and coming across items like this one at
>>> Amazon[1], but thought some of you out there might have recommendations
>>> for something that has worked well for you and has been reliable.
>> The Wilson equipment has a good reputation.
>> Assuming you have good Internet service, you might also consider
>> femtocells, which are small cellular base stations that use your
>> Internet service as backhaul.
>> Verizon: http://www.verizonwireless.com/accessories/samsung-network-extender-scs-2u01/
>> AT&T: http://www.att.com/att/microcell/
>> R's,
>> John

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