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Vodafone Sure Signal

By 17 February 2010

You've got a Vodafone contract, you've moved into a new home an then realised that the coverage in your house isn't as good as you would like it to be. That means either you spend most your time dangling out of a window, your front door or in a "special"... >>

Vodafone Access Gateway re-launches as Sure Signal

Vodafone Access Gateway re-launches as Sure Signal

By 18 January 2010

Vodafone is getting its customers to pay out for better coverage as it re-launches its "Access Gateway" product as the "Vodafone Sure Signal" device now priced from £50 for contract customers.   The Sure Signal is described as a "small plug-in box that... >>

Airvana's femtocell demonstration

Airvana's femtocell demonstration

By 26 June 2009

Airvana is a company from Boston that makes femtocells - tiny mobile phone masts that are designed for homes that don't get particularly great mobile reception. But the technology can be used for more than that. In a bizarre demonstration to Pocket-lint,... >>

Five things you might not know about femtocells

Five things you might not know about femtocells

By 26 June 2009

Vodafone recently launched its "Access Gateway" product, which is a plug-in box called a femtocell. This morning, Pocket-lint was invited to a demonstration of one in action from a company called Airvana that makes the devices. But you might be a bit... >>

Vodafone Access Gateway announced

Vodafone Access Gateway announced

By 23 June 2009

Vodafone has announced what it claims is a solution for those that suffer from inconsistent indoor mobile phone coverage at home. A small plug-in box, known as a femtocell, is to be offered from July that claims to "significantly improve" customers' mobile... >>

Femtocell to boost your 3G signal at home

Femtocell to boost your 3G signal at home

By 12 February 2008

A new technology that promises to give you the "perfect" mobile phone reception in your home has been shown off at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Called "Femtocells", the new tech connects to your home broadband connection before boosting... >>