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The Difference Between 4G and LTE

Sep 17, 2019

The Difference Between 4G and LTE

4G vs. LTE: What is the difference and why does it matter? In this guide, we will outline the difference between 4G and LTE, so you can make an educated decision about a future cell phone signal booster or smartphone purchase. Today, most cellular carriers offer 4G network connectivity, and some areas are compatible with the faster 4G LTE network as well. To a casual observer, 4G and 4G LTE may seem like the same term, but they are actually different technologies. What is 4G? In March 2008, the ITU Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) released new standards for 4G ("Fourth Generation")...

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How to measure signal strength in Decibels on your cell phone?

Sep 16, 2019

How to measure signal strength in Decibels on your cell phone?

A know-how-to guide for both Apple IOS and Android users. If you want to perform a diagnostic check for poor cell phone reception or if you want to know the strength of your cell phone's signal accurately, then you must set phone for dB reading because you need to be able to check the DB (decibel) strength of the signal dBm rating. Sure, you can look at the bars and get an indicator as to how strong or weak your input and output will be, but this visual indicator is not very specific and is prone to change with the...

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How To Find Cell Phone Tower Locations Near Me?

Sep 14, 2019

How To Find Cell Phone Tower Locations Near Me?

One of the easiest ways of ensuring cellular signal remains constant and available is finding the nearest cell phone tower. By cell tower, we mean the specific tower of the specific carrier you're using on your cellphone. It is usually the tower nearest your geographical area. Unlike cell phone codes to access data, voice and text services better with the best cell phone reception, review your cell tower information, now. The best technique we recommend is using our cell antenna & spectrum analyzer kit which consists mainly of a directional antenna, a signal meter, and a cable that attaches the...

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How Much & Which Building Materials Block Cellular & WiFi Signals?

Sep 13, 2019

How Much & Which Building Materials Block Cellular & WiFi Signals?

Have you ever wondered how much do various kinds of building materials block cell phone and Wi-Fi signals? Well, here's your chance to find out! If you have reception problem with your cell phone, you may find that you're a bit frustrated with trying to determine the cause of your weak signal. Your phone works in some spots outside of your home, but inside your abode, there is little to no signal at all. Obviously, there's something in the house which is stopping the reception, but what is it? While Mother Nature does block cell signal from -5 to -25 dB...

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Cause of Slow Data Speed is Signal Quality, not just Signal Strength

Sep 12, 2019

Cause of Slow Data Speed is Signal Quality, not just Signal Strength

What is the reason for slow data speed? Is it "signal strength" alone? Or is "signal quality" a major factor? What is the difference between signal strength and quality? If you have never considered these possibilities, you're in for a surprise. We have all had those moments when we're desperate to make a call, surrounded by walls, and frustrated by a signal strength bar maddeningly flickering between one and none. It is understandable, with the evidence right there on every cell phone display, that most cell phone users have come to consider signal strength to be the most critical metric...

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