T-Mobile Announces In-Home LTE CellSpot
T-Mobile today showed off the 4G LTE CellSpot, a "mini cell tower" meant for in-home or in-office use. Similar to T-Mobile's WiFi CellSpot Router, the LTE CellSpot provides full LTE coverage in small buildings up to 3,000 square feet. The CellSpot supports VoLTE, HD voice, advanced messaging, video calling, and fast data. It can manage up to 16 calls at one time and works with any 3G, 4G, or LTE device compatible with T-Mobile’s network. The device requires an internet connection, but self-configures for easy setup. The 4G LTE CellSpot is free to Simple Choice postpaid customers with a $25 deposit. It will be available in stores Nov. 4.
Google Shows Off $200 OnHub Home WiFi Router
Aug 18, 2015
Google today announced the OnHub, a WiFi router meant for use in the home. Google and hardware partner TP-LINK hid the antennas inside and gave the router a more useful set of lights so people will be more apt to put it out in the open, where it will work better.
Sprint's 'Magic Box' Is An In-Home Small Cell to Help Improve Coverage
May 3, 2017
Sprint today announced the Magic Box, a tool Sprint hopes consumers and businesses will use to help it densify its LTE network. The Magic Box is similar to a signal booster in that owners place it in a window.
Verizon, Samsung Offer Small Cell for Improved In-Home Coverage
Jun 29, 2016
Verizon Wireless today announced the 4G LTE Network Extender for homes and small businesses. The small box provides LTE coverage in buildings up to about 7,500 square feet, including services such as HD Voice and high-speed data.
Verizon Brings WiFi Calling to iPhone Via Message+ App
Oct 16, 2015
Verizon Wireless updated its Verizon Message+ app for iPhones, adding the ability to make phone calls over WiFi. In order for WiFi calling to work, Verizon iPhone owners will need to switch on the advanced calling function of their phone.
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