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What you Need to Know About Donor Antennas

A donor antenna is one that receives a signal from a carrier’s radio tower (the donor). It delivers this signal to in-building cellular solutions, and can be mounted externally or internally. Typically a trained professional will complete the installation, but new technology like CEL-FI’s Antenna Positioning tool has made installation possible by IT staff members. […]

CEL-FI DUO Serves up Better Indoor Cellular Coverage for Restaurant Payment Processing

When you’re in the hospitality industry, seamless cellular coverage is a must for staff and guests alike. When it comes to operations within the hospitality industry, poor cellular coverage can also lead to problems with wireless systems used for payment processing in hotel restaurants and bars. For one global brand, a hotel at a popular […]

CEL-FI DUO+ Enhances the Retail Experience for Staff and Customers

Many retailers are embracing mobile as a means to engage customers and improve the in-person shopping experience. But for that to work effectively, you need a strong cellular signal throughout your operations. One nationwide sporting goods retail chain provides staff with tablets to do all sorts of activities, including check inventory; conduct customer surveys; answer […]

How CEL-FI PRO Improved Indoor Coverage for Police Services

Uninterrupted in-building cellular coverage is always important for residents and businesses. But for police services, it’s critical. Here’s a case in point. A police department was having coverage issues in different precincts scattered throughout the city. Because the buildings were largely stone and concrete, a cellular signal was only available within 10 feet of the […]

CEL-FI PRO Boosts Coverage for San Diego Health Center

We recently published a blog post introducing you to our reseller partner Blu Telecommunications in San Diego. This time around we’d like to share some details of a recent project where they used CEL-FI to solve some significant indoor coverage challenges. San Ysidro Health Center (SYHC) is a non-profit provider of health care services to […]

What do the Bars on Your Phone Really Mean?

We’re often asked what the number of bars on a cell phone (or dots in the case of iPhones) actually means when it comes to signal strength. Historically, a display of five bars was the only measure used to determine if your indoor signal coverage was strong, but that’s no longer the case. A few […]

Nextivity Takes Home Gold Stevie Award for Fastest Growing Company

Our reputation is growing – and so is our business. We’re delighted to announce that Nextivity won a Gold Stevie® Award in the Fastest Growing Company of the Year category as part of the 12 th Annual International Business Awards. We beat out some pretty impressive competitors in the Canada and U.S.A. to take the […]

Changing Minds, One CEL-FI at a Time

Good news travels fast, so they say. So we thought we would hurry it along even more by passing on some of the kudos that our CEL-FI Smart Signal Booster® has received along the way. The best thing about a lot of reviews we’re seeing is that the authors were naysayers to booster technology until […]

A Lesson in Faraday Cages

You may not have heard of a Faraday cage, but it’s something that’s actually quite common in our day-to-day lives. Let’s start with an explanation. Wikipedia tells us that a Faraday cage (or shield) is an enclosure formed by conductive material or a mesh of such material. They’re typically used to block electric fields by […]