Do Cell Phone Boosters Work for Everyone?
One of the critical things to understand about cell phone boosters: They are as effective as the deadening effect of your building or office. The outside signal could be great or just OK, but if the inside signal is appreciably worse, then a cell phone booster can really elevate your office communications.
“What if I can hear callers, but they can’t hear me?”
We hear questions like this all the time. For a variety of reasons, outgoing reception could be worse than incoming, and vice versa. Cell phone boosters are also referred to as “bidirectional amplifiers” because they amplify inbound and outbound cell signals. No matter which kind of problem you have, a cell phone booster can help.
What about data?
Data speed is increasingly a concern as we use our “pocket communications and calculations arrays” (AKA mobile phones) for more activities. If data is important (and typically it is) we recommend multi-band cell-phone boosters with LTE as one of their listed bands.
Which Cell Signal Booster Is Right for Small Businesses?
With thousands of boosters on the market and technology changing every day, it can be challenging to make an educated choice in your booster solution without spending a lot of time researching specific units. Convergence is here to make the entire process much more convenient.
Low-loss Coaxial Cellular Repeater Systems: When wouldn’t you use one?
Most businesses will need a coaxial-based cell repeater because in 2019 these are ideal for small business. They are low-cost, easy to maintain, and they support 20-50 users. Considering that 98.2% of businesses in the US employ fewer than 100 workers, Coaxial repeaters have almost every business covered.
Setup is simple to explain, but it does need to be professionally done. First, you need a “donor antenna” on the outside of the building. This takes the existing signal and then transmits it to an amplifier. The amplifier enhances and distributes the signal by coaxial cable to a series of indoor antennas inside the building. (These look like Wi-Fi access points.)
Low-loss Coaxial Cellular Repeater Cheat Sheet
- Single floor and multi-floor installations
- 20-50 users
- Requires decent or good cell signal outside building
- Ask for multi-band including LTE network for data
- Ask for multi-carrier to ensure coverage for everyone
- Trusted Brands: Surecall and Wilson Commercial Solutions
Do I need a Distributed Antenna System (DAS)?
DAS is one type of cell signal booster that is used for large installations where hundreds or thousands of people would overload cell traffic without some additional help. Although DAS is a type of repeater, the technology is very different than what small businesses typically need. A DAS setup includes a central processor with fiber-connected antennas and often uses a direct connection to a high-speed circuit from your telecom carrier. If you need to support more than 50 users, DAS could be the right technology.
Cell Signal Booster Installation in Denver
Mobile devices are now an integral productivity tool. Every business needs strong cell reception throughout the office as part of any professional-grade business communications solution.
Many telecommunications companies focus on cloud services to the exclusion of on-premise hardware installations. At Convergence, we take a broader approach so that we can make a real difference in our clients’ workspaces.
Our mission is to guide companies through the convergence of communications systems — of voice, video and data networks, and also of personal and work lives — to provide more efficient and enriching ways of doing business
I can’t say enough good things about Convergence! Steve, Paul, Laura and the entire Convergence Solutions team make every effort to be friendly and helpful while taking care of our needs. They are knowledgeable, patient, and kind. The initial set up and implementation of our phone system several years ago was flawless, and they have continued to update and maintain as needed. We’ve had our voice mail go down on a weekend, and they are always accessible. I was leaving to go out of town recently and emailed a last minute change order. I wasn’t clear with my request, and Paul tracked me down on my cell phone to clarify the instructions so he could put the change in place that day. We are truly thankful to all of them!
Why Convergence Cloud
The telecom industry is moving too slowly. Why nickle-and-dime you over minutes when it’s all just data?
Convergence Cloud delivers unlimited local or long-distance minutes. Every one of our plans are inclusive with no additional items costs.
Friendly Customer Support Based in Denver
As a Denver business, we are in the neighborhood to support you as much or as little as you need. If VoIP is new to you, our service representatives can take you through the process, so you know your communications will go uninterrupted.