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Boosting Cellular Reception

Discussion in 'IPTV Hardware' started by kevinturcotte, May 29, 2013.

  1. kevinturcotte

    kevinturcotte Active Member

    Dec 19, 2006
    Right now I'm relying only my Android phone (Droid 4) for ALL of my internet. Reception here is horrible though. If I leave the phone in the window, it grabs a 3G signal, but I get around 600kbps for speed. If I'm holding the phone, I get almost no signal at all, almost like dial up speed (Probably on 2G at that point?). I'm wondering if there's anything I can do, maybe through rooting or something, to increase the reception it gets? This would have to be free though, I can't afford those Wilson Electronics systems or anything. Is there maybe someway to increase the antenna's sensitivity or something?
  2. BNUMM

    BNUMM Hall Of Fame

    Dec 23, 2006
    I use a "ZBoost" repeater. Much less expensive than Wilson and works great. Solid Signal carries them and are about $200.00.

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