Hotspot Extender, Will this Work?

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  1. BamaBelle

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    After googling, came across a man who says this worked for him.

    Is it any different than a regular repeater or router?[​IMG]

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    What network are you trying to extend with this? Your home wifi? Your phone's hotspot?

    Just as you experienced with the data signal boosters, if your signal is garbage, or none existent to begin with, something like this isn't going to do you much, if any, good.
     
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    This is a wifi booster. It will not pull in an a cell signal and boost it. It's only going to boost a Hotspot or WiFi signal...

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    With what you're trying to do, boost craptacular cell signal, no this isn't what you need.

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    Yup......in the middle of best buy I realized it didn't make any sense if my signal was poor to begin with.

    It is ok, I have let it go and just make do with what we have.

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    Verizon sells a cell phone signal booster for your house... I would see if AT&T sells one.

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    It runs off your local cable or DSL service. It won't do anything for her since she can't get those.

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    I agree with the opinions above. In first place if your internet signal is bad it doesn't really matter what is the quality of your router. In my opinion WI-FI repeaters are useless. The router you've mentioned in your post is great for home use. Yet I have to repeat that it also strongly depends on your internet source quality. If you are living in a house, or a flat, you should consider buying a good router plus external wi-fi antenna for each separate device. This solution will definitely resolve all of your problems.