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reflective insulation interference

Discussion in 'GENERAL Wireless Discussion' started by lucindab, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. lucindab

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    Hi everyone on the forum,
    I was looking for information on how to stop my reflective " high" efficiancy home insulation from interfering with my phone signal. (All ceilings were lined in recent reconstuction) I only have a few hot spots in the home where I can use it and if I move or walk it sounds like an alien to the other end and then drops the call. I have verizon and have never had any other issues with this prior to having the reconstruction done to my home. Is there a solution for me or am I always going to stand in the corner of my kitchen to talk!! :confused: I was looking at boosters but I have no idea what I need. Help.
     
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    I believe Verizon has range extenders that plug into your home high speed internet connection and broadcast a signal from inside your house, kind of like your own personal cell tower. I don't know what the cost is though.
     
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    Your other option is a wireless cellular amplifier system . You description of your situation is ideal for one as a solution.
     
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    Thank you both. Maximum signal... Is a cellular amplifier the same as an external booster? Are there specifics that work better than others? I saw some from Cisco but they said AT&T so I wasn't sure if they are provider specific Thanks for your info!
     
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    Do you have hard wired high speed broadband ? If so you best option is a femtocell . All the Major carriers have them ( Sprint , Verizon , AT&T ) Cost depends on who you talk . They could be free if customer retention fears losing you . The usually cost $100 to $200 . Downfall is they only work with issuing carrier .
    If you do not have hard wired high speed broadband . Your only option is cellular wireless amplifier system. With these you usually get what you pay for . I would like to think ours are among the best out there . Link is in our signature below . If you go this route make sure you go with a reputable dealer with good support , product knowledge and good return policy
     
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    Thanks so much maximum strength. :)

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    Oops. Maximum signal. Really appreciate the education

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    Will a cell phone antenna work or do I have to have an amplifier?

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    Will a cell phone antenna work or do I have to have an amplifier?
     
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    The only way an antenna works as if it is connected direct to phone . Most phones now do not have external antenna ports to do so . Otherwise you need your antennas connected to a wireless amplifier system .
     
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