2017 Cell Booster Buying Guide
The market for cell phone signal boosters has grown more powerful and diversified heading into 2017. Businesses have better options than ever for improving cell phone coverage and data speeds for all 4G/LTE networks, in buildings of various dimensions, with easier implementation. In many cases, the cost per square foot has also gotten lower than you think.
We’ve rounded up the top picks for cell phone boosters, from small business to enterprise-level. If you’d like to discuss your options further, please request a proposal from Atlantic Technology Group.
Small Offices that Need to Boost Cell Phone Reception
weBoost Connect 4G-X
The weBoost Connect 4G-X is all many businesses need to solve dropped calls and slow download issues. The 4G-X is the most powerful cell booster you can get before entering the commercial-grade market. It has an attractive price point and suits offices of up to 7,500 square feet.
A close competitor of the 4G-X is the SureCall Fusion 5s, which improves cell phone coverage in up to 6,000 square feet while also handling 4G/LTE speeds for all carriers. SureCall recommends the Fusion5sfor up to 10 users simultaneously.
Signal Boosters for Medium to Large Buildings
Designed for commercial office buildings, warehouses, and other large spaces of 20,000 square feet and larger, the WilsonPro 70 is an industrial-strength solution. TheWilsonPro70 comes in various technical specs to suit a variety of networks. The max gain of 70dB automatically adjusts itself to optimize the signal boost, and a helpful LCD display makes it easy to monitor and manage as needed.
Not yet released as of February 2017, the WilsonPro 1000 will be a game-changer in terms of power, ease of deployment, and price. The WilsonPro4000 has already been released (see below) and the 1000/1000R models will be similar but smaller in range.
Enterprise-Level Cell Phone Boosters for Larger Buildings
WilsonPro 4000 and 4000R
If you have a large commercial building (e.g. an office park, hospital, warehouse, apartment complex or condo building), the WilsonPro 4000 series is the DAS alternative you have been waiting for. Recommended for sites of up to 140,000 square feet, the WilsonPro 4000 is also highly self-optimizing and automated. The 4000R is the rack-mounted version, a first of its kind.
The most powerful in the “smart booster” line from Cel-Fi is the Quatra, which covers 50,000 square feet per unit. You can link up to 4 units to cover 200,000 square feet. Quatra has been touted as a top pick for HetNet environments and for its remarkably easy deployment. This is a high-powered, high-tech cell booster for large corporate campuses, stadiums, universities, and other such diverse environments.
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