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Building 3G Signal: Setting Up Point to ...

A good antenna configuration maximizes the gain of a cellular repeater system (whether a 3G signal booster antenna or another variation). This resource is a quick guide to the two types of antennas, the two types of antenna configuration, and to measuring the gain of antenna(s) during installation. When it comes to antennas, positioning (maximizing gain, minimizing interference) is everything. Let’s start with the basics. Every antenna configuration consists of one or more of these two types of antennas: – A directional antenna, like the popular Yagi-Uda antenna,...
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Over the Edge: Are Unlimited Internet Se...

Unlimited internet is like an all-you-can-eat buffet: purchasing it guarantees that your appetite for data is satisfied, but you might consume more or less than what you paid for, and, if you overindulge too often, you’ll start getting bad service. For the vast majority of users (usually 95%), an unlimited plan means virtually limitless access to fast, reliable internet, i.e. the perfect buffet experience. For heavy users (usually 5%), however, providers offset their heavy use by slowing their connections, punishing their data consumption with bad service. For these...