Rather than juggle the cost and hassle of multiple phone bills, most of us are dumping Ye Olde Landline in favour of pocket-friendly mobile phones.
Unfortunately, it can sometimes be a challenge to use these devices in our homes and offices because of a weak signal from distant or hidden cell towers.
Lucky for us, then, there’s are things called “cell phone signal boosters.”
This device, which looks like a Wifi base station, acts like a miniature cell phone tower that you can plug in at your house or office to boost your local cell phone signal.
Over the last few months in Whitehorse I’ve had a couple of friends trying out a loaner cell phone signal booster called the zBoost from Wi-Ex. Both friends live in that densely populated suburb called Riverdale, where cell phone signal is notoriously awful.
(But you can get 5 bars of 3G signal way out at Helen’s Fish Camp on Lake Laberge – what’s up with that?) Continue reading