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Custom solution: Engine parts manufacturer in Michigan (36,000 ft²)

Custom solution: Engine parts manufacturer in Michigan (36,000 ft²)

A Michigan engine-parts manufacturer that produces high-performance parts for racing has two separate buildings, each with an office, warehouse, and manufacturing facilities. Both buildings are constructed of metal, which is very effective at blocking cellular signals and cutting off communication to anyone inside. Powerful Signal designed a solution that included a separate 4G cell signal amplification system for each building. Both buildings had two floors, and contained offices an […]

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Powerful Signal goes to the ends of the earth (literally) to deliver improved cell signal

Powerful Signal goes to the ends of the earth (literally) to deliver improved cell signal

Down in the Delta The Mississippi River Delta(click to enlarge) The mighty Mississippi River ends at the Gulf of Mexico in an enormous delta region, covering more than 4,000 square miles of barrier islands, marshes, swamps, and forests. In addition to oil drilling, shipping, and commercial fishing, this area provides access to waterfowl, rabbit, and deer hunting, along with boating, camping, recreational fishing, and nature study. The area’s river channels, bayous, and […]

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Custom solution: Critical areas in Arizona hospital (88,800 ft²)

Custom solution: Critical areas in Arizona hospital (88,800 ft²)

An Arizona hospital called on Powerful Signal to improve cellular connectivity in their facility. This hospital serves a population of more than 131,000 people with emergency services, a level-III trauma unit, cardiac facilities, and other critical spaces. There was little to no cellular connection within this modern facility; low-E glass, concrete, and steel building materials were blocking cell signals. Powerful Signal worked with the hospital to determine the critical areas that n […]

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Custom solution: Office for major international tire company in South Carolina (20,000 ft²)

Custom solution: Office for major international tire company in South Carolina (20,000 ft²)

A major international tire company that produces high performance tires needed better coverage in one of their office and manufacturing sites in South Carolina. The executives at this plant were referred to Powerful Signal by employees at another company location who had previously worked with Powerful Signal on a separate project. The goal of this project was to cover the first-floor administrative offices in a two-story building. This building was constructed with concrete, and had […]

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Custom solution: Times Square New York City office (151,600 ft²)

Custom solution: Times Square New York City office (151,600 ft²)

One of the greatest challenges in today’s office environment is having perfectly acceptable outside cell signal that’s blocked from getting inside by steel, concrete, and low-e glass. The same materials that block heat (solar infrared energy) from entering your office building also block other longwave electromagnetic radiation, including frequencies used by cellular devices. The result is that you can be carrying on a conversation just fine outside as you walk to work, b […]

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Why don’t cell phones work in my building?

Why don’t cell phones work in my building?

Commercial passive DAS systems improve cellular reception indoors. A passive DAS system brings usable cell signal inside a building, often working within a hostile signal environment brought on by many different types of building materials. So why does one building get strong, usable cell signal, while the building next to it is a cell signal disaster? Unfortunately there is no single answer to that question; there can be several major variables involved. There are four mai […]

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Powerful Signal solves the poor cell signal in a nationwide travel center’s Florida locations

Powerful Signal solves the poor cell signal in a nationwide travel center’s Florida locations

A nationwide travel center company, with truck stops in over 700 locations, had issues in several of their locations in Florida: Long-haul truck drivers were having trouble using their cell phones inside the stores. Reliable cell service is critical for general and emergency use in the trucking industry. While cell service on U.S. roads has vastly improved over the last decade, reception inside concrete and metal buildings can still be a challenge. Powerful Signal implemented a cost- […]

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How a Florida distribution center solved its cell phone reception problem

How a Florida distribution center solved its cell phone reception problem

A 90-year-old, $1 billion dollar international food distribution company had cell signal coverage issues in one of their newest distribution centers: Staff who were located in the offices of their 345,000-square-foot distribution center had trouble making and receiving cell phone calls due to the type of commercial building materials used in the distribution center. Powerful Signal designed and implemented a 4G cell amplification system to cover the main offices in the building. The […]

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Custom solution: Illinois city government building (54,000 ft²)

Custom solution: Illinois city government building (54,000 ft²)

A city utility building in Illinois had almost no cellular coverage. The building was constructed with concrete walls and a metal roof, very common materials used in commercial buildings that severely block cell phone signals. Offices and city services areas were affected, and a solution was needed to correct the issues. Working with the city’s exact building specifications, Powerful Signal designed and installed a 4G cellular system that covered 54,000 square feet inside the u […]

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Custom Solution: Colorado mining services company (82,300 ft²)

Custom Solution: Colorado mining services company (82,300 ft²)

A Colorado mining services and explosive systems company has an office building with building materials that were blocking usable cell signal, causing problems for employees and contractors. Powerful Signal designed and implemented a 4G cellular amplifier system for the company that covered 82,300 square feet of office space on two floors. The new system supported all major carriers, allowing anyone in the building to benefit from improved reception, with fewer dropped calls and miss […]

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