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Wireless access device

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#1 bsgranpa


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Posted 27 November 2014 - 12:00 PM

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question, but here goes.  I am in a part of my building where I suffer dropped calls on my Verizon cell phone. In the past, I was in an area where I experienced the same problem so I purchased a Verizon device that plugs into the modem and acts as a "mini-cell tower".  However, in this new place, the GPS lock fails so I never get the connection.  They tell me I need to get it closer to a window so it can lock on the appropriate number of satellites. So, is there a device that I can buy which will connect wirelessly to my Fios routerr and into which I can plug the cellular device?  That way, I can place it near a window, get a satellite lock, and hopefully have cell service.

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#2 gavinseabrook


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Posted 07 December 2014 - 12:25 AM

How does it plug into the modem? If it is Ethernet connection, you can just get a long Ethernet cable. If USB, get an extension cable. That or you can go the extra step and get a Cellular Booster antenna to bring better signal into your location, but these tend to be a bit more pricey as they are basically Yagi antennas.

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