Mobile Phone Boosters & Repeaters

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Difference Between a Booster & Repeater

 

Mobile Phone Booster

Mobile Phone Boosters
Are in line amplifiers that physically connect to your mobile device using a cable.



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Mobile Phone Repeater

Mobile Phone Repeaters
Repeaters do not physically connect to your mobile device, instead they transmit a signal wirelessly to your device.

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Are Mobile Phone Boosters and Repeaters Legal?

 

Mobile Phone Booster Illegal

Mobile Boosters
In Australia mobile phone signal boosters are banned devices and not allowed to be operated on any mobile network.

 

Mobile Phone Repeater Permission

Mobile Repeaters
Mobile Phone Repeaters are not banned, but permission from the mobile carrier is required before they are operated.

 


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Is There a Legal Product to Boost my Signal?

 

Cel-Fi Smart Repeater
Yes one of the only legal consumer repeaters that has been given permission from Telstra, Vodafone and Optus to use on their networks is the Cel-Fi Smart Repeater.


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How to Improve Mobile Reception

 

Mobile Phone Antenna
mobile phone antenna
Connecting an external antenna to your mobile phone, iPhone or mobile data device
and placing it outdoors is the most cost effective way to improve mobile signal.

 

Mobile Phone RepeaterCel-Fi Mobile Repeater
If you don't want to be tied to an antenna, then a mobile repeater is the ideal solution. The signal can also be shared by multiple mobile devices.

 
   

Passive Repeater
passive repeater
Similar to a mobile repeater, these devices are however not powered. An indoor antenna is connected directly to an outdoor antenna using low loss cable. Signal is then disbursed by the indoor antenna.

Femtocell

Mobile Femotcell
Available from Optus and Vodafone, these devices require an ADSL connection. They create a mini mobile network indoors and send phone calls via data through the ADSL internet connection.


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Mobile Coverage News

Optus boosts regional mobile coverage

5 February, 2016

Regional areas can expect a boost in Optus mobile coverage as the telco has acquired new regional licenses in the 1800 MHz spectrum band, meaning Optus can expand its 4G network coverage to more places around the country.

Illegal internet boosters block rural access, adding insult to injury for farmers with poor coverage

5 December, 2015

Access to the internet and a phone service are basic requirements to run a business, but both are in short supply in many rural communities.

Telstra battles use of illegal repeater

5 September, 2015

POOR mobile phone coverage throughout the Biloela region isn't Telstra's mistake - instead, a customer using an illegal repeater is to blame..

Satellite coverage through SatSleeve gives Optus 100% mobile coverage

5 November, 2015

Optus has laid claim to providing 100 percent of the Australian population with mobile coverage after the launch of its SatSleeve satellite service.

Telstra battles use of illegal repeater

5 September, 2015

POOR mobile phone coverage throughout the Biloela region isn't Telstra's mistake - instead, a customer using an illegal repeater is to blame..

Mobile phone repeaters targeted by ACMA and Fair Trading

5 May, 2015

The Australian Communications and Media Authority and NSW Fair Trading have joined forces to crack down on the use of illegal signal boosters that are being used to improve patchy mobile phone reception.


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