Orphanage in Tanzania. StellaOffice installed

01 Oct 2014


In summary:

Equipment used:

  • 1 StellaOffice repeater
  • 1 indoor panel antenna
  • 1 outdoor yagi antenna
  • Cable and power supply

The StellaOffice repeater system was installed. Initially we only used 1 port, but we intend to add further antennas in the future. Works well for boosting mobile/text (2G) inside the building (1-2 rooms). The outside signal is about 1-2 bars. GSM –  voice , is boosted for all operators. The operators tower is about 8km away. The 3G is a lot better than previously. We have the aerial pointing towards the right hand side of the hill, which is the direction of the operators mast. It could be that the hill does not help with the signal.


Top left: The orphanage. Bottom left: the landscape around the orphanage. The operators tower lies beyond that hill to the right. Top and bottom (right): The StellaOffice repeater with only one antenna attached. We will attach further antennas later if required.

We tried using a couple of providers, Vocacom and Airtel and Tigo. Vidacom and Airtel worked the best.


The 3G signal was a big improvement for what we had before…nothing.

Many thanks for all  your guidance, appreciated David Sharpe

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