Are mobile signal boosters illegal in the UK?
In this article I will explain the legal situation with regard to installing a mobile signal booster in the UK. How serious is it? Are there any fines. The UK mobile regulator, Ofcom, have stated on their site that the use of a mobile signal booster can result in a fine if caught. They also state: […]
Cellular repeater radiation | Does a Mobile Repeater emit harmful radiation in my house?
Cellular repeater radiation is truly tiny! This is a question that is often asked and the short answer is that a repeater outputs 50 – 100 times less power than a mobile phone. The amplifiers used in StellaDoradus repeaters are the same that are used in mobile phones. However, we do not turn it up […]
2G, 3G and 4G explained.
All these standards get a bit confusing. What do they all mean? In this article, I will explain it all for you. 1G (1981) – the first generation Back in 1981, the mobile operators needed some type of standard to let analogue mobile phones speak to each other. 1G stands for 1st generation, and it […]
Can my neighbour use my mobile phone repeater?
If I have a mobile phone repeater installed in my house, can my neighbour use my mobile phone repeater, and if so, will I end up paying for his calls? No, you will not end up paying for his bills. The billing is associated with the SIM card in your phone. Every phone has a unique SIM card. […]
How to get the best from your mobile phone signal booster
An easy description of how your mobile phone signal booster works. A mobile phone signal booster ( also called a Repeater) consists of 3 main parts, The outdoor antenna The amplifier The indoor antenna The outdoor antenna receives the signal from the mobile operator. This signal is passed to an amplifier via a cable. The amplifier […]
How can I boost mobile signal in my house
1) Boost mobile signal for the home with internal coverage 1000m2 By far the easiest and most effective solution to boost mobile signal in your home is to install a mobile signal repeater – the StellaHome repeater kit. You don’t need to consult your mobile operator. You don’t need to call an installation team to install it for […]
Poor mobile phone coverage in a shopping center and a solution.
Why is there often poor mobile phone coverage in your shopping centre? Have you noticed poor mobile phone coverage in large shopping centres in your area? The reason is, many such shopping centres are clad in steel panels, and have very few windows. Radio waves can’t penetrate steel panels. They act as a Faraday cage. Its very […]
How to boost mobile coverage on your boat
Poor mobile phone coverage is a very common problem in large ships. There are two main reasons for this. The first is that ships are often far from land, and therefore, also far from the nearest base station. 2: The second reason is that ships are made of steel, with small windows, and those […]
A History of Mobile Phones
1973 The history of mobile phones starts on the 3rd of April 1973, a senior engineer working for Motorola called Martin Cooper used a mobile phone to call a potential competitor in the mobile phone market. This was the first mobile phone call ever made. Weighing 1.1kg, the phone that Cooper made the call from […]