There are many roads and locations with either poor mobile signal or no signal at all, and that doesn’t apply just to rural and faraway areas. Unfortunately, lack of signal on the road can result not just into being bored and possibly missing important calls and updates. It also results in a probability of having no access to navigation while driving, or, in case of emergency, inability to call for help or an ambulance. Autonomous and connected vehicles are meant to make traffic safer and reduce the possibilities of accidents, as well as cut some congestion, but their ability to do that depends on whether the vehicles are able to communicate to the infrastructure and each other and have uninterrupted access to the network.
But even if you’re not driving, areas with the lack of signal can be a big issue for you. Almost all of the current apps need mobile data to function and access it a lot, therefore having blind spots in connection influences their work. It can influence your own working process as well, and not in a good way. And in case some kind of business chooses a certain space to rent (or buy) and settle their office in, they would surely choose the area where the signal is good and stable all the time. Which will lead to imbalance and situations when rural and more troubled areas will have a weaker infrastructure. Besides, let’s not take possible emergencies out of consideration even when there’s no car traffic involved. And everyone still requires cell phone reception to be able to call for help anytime. So, having blind spots and regular loss of connection is not just inconvenient and annoying, but potentially very dangerous as well.
Basically, the biggest reason to why these areas with barely any signal even exist, apart from some possible topographical aspects, is the lack of cell base stations and cell towers. And, just as trivial as it sounds, placing base stations everywhere is quite an impossible goal simply because it costs a lot and it can be very hard to deploy them due to access issues. And, since most rural areas are sparsely populated, it’s not very cost-effective to build base stations in every possible place. All of that is, unfortunately, causing a visible digital divide between urban and rural (or just harder-to-access) areas.
Can anything be done to really solve these problems? The answer is yes. The technology and its development still never stops, and other technologies need to (and can) be better involved in increasing connectivity. Satellite broadband is one of these technologies. It can be used to supplement the existing way to create the connection, and do its part on the way to consistent and stable signal inside the limits of one particular country as well as worldwide.
Thanks to satellite technologies, network capacity has lately increased significantly, and it guarantees a very high-speed connection in any area within the satellite’s reach. Besides, technology also allows every kind of receiver to conveniently become smaller and smaller, and it will possibly lead to reducing costs on placing them in hard-to-access areas in the future, allowing them to have the excellent connection as well, no matter how populated the area is. And with the use of technology, this uncomfortable divide can be eliminated and forgotten about.
Hi! I'm Nick! I have got a question to you and really need your reply, because the mobile coverage in my house must be increased indeed. That's necessary for me to improve cellular reception to make a simple call to the friend of mine as now it turns out to be a real trouble. The connection has constant disconnections and dropping calls which are unbearable.
I've bought NS-450 gsm booster by Nikrans at your store, but it seems to be not powerful enough for my area. May be I'm wrong and everything is good with the booster's capacity, but sometimes I have bad quality of gsm signal in the parking lot of 400 m2. I thought that such a capacity would be enough for that place, but I still need to solve the problem of weak gsm signal there.
Apparently the best thing that I've come up with was to seek the help from you. I'm Patricia and I have an iphone. That's a new 'toy' for me and I'm not quite learned how to use it and I'm not fully aware of all its functions. But there are some problems and I don't like them. First of all it's a bad signal and there is just one bar on iphone.
Hello everybody. My name is Camilla. I am from Italy and I need your help immediately. The thing is I am really not an expert in everything connected with house. Now you can imagine how scared I was when I understood that there is no cell phone signal in the bathroom… I can’t talk with my friends while taking bath! I asked my boyfriend to help me to find the best solution.
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