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How to improve or boost wireless cellphone reception in a basement

A very common problem is getting wireless cellphone reception in a basement. The problem occurs when you have signal blocking materials that make up the structure of a basement. Concrete, steel and the surrounding earth effectively blocks all or most of the signal coming from your wireless carrier.

What's the answer? It's called a repeater system. A Repeater system is used to bring the signal from outside the basement down to an amplifier and rebroadcast it inside the basement. Thereby allowing full communication with the cellular carrier. It also works well for increasing data speeds!

Repeater system for use in a basement to improve wireless cellphone coverage

Depending on the size of the inside area of your basement we have systems to cover most any basement. You will also need to determine which carrier(s) you need to bring to the basement.

We have a wide assortment of repeater systems to accomodate most every need.

If you need help selecting the proper system for your needs, please don't hesitate to call or email us. We'll be happy to help. Our representatives are both friendly and knowledgeable. 1(800) 238-2811

Related Repeaters:

Dual Band Repeater - Small office (up to 5K sq ft) for all carriers except Nextel

CM Series Repeater for AT&T and others (up to 50,000 sq ft)

C6 Gold Series Large Area Repeater for AT&T and others (up to 75,000 sq ft)

Another possible option...

If you only need to improve the reception for one phone or data card and don't want to spend the money on a repeater system, you could simply use an external antenna outside and attach a cable to your device. Please note, not all data cards or cellphones have a port for attaching an external antenna, so this may not apply to you. To determine if your device has a port, please find your make and model on our adapters page.

antenna for use to improve the reception in a basement to one device

You will need three separate items to make the setup work:

An antenna,

a cable to go from the outside to the inside

an adapter to enable you to attach the whole thing to your data card or cellphone.

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