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zForce Adds Miles of Signal
Las Vegas - January 9, 2012 - Wi-Ex, a leading provider of consumer and commercial cell phone signal boosters, showcased its zBoost zForce in-vehicle cell phone signal booster at Digital Experience at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Retailing for $99 or $149 with gooseneck adaptor at Amazon or other leading retailers, the z-Force is a dual band cradle unit that captures the signal outside of the car and amplifies it on the inside for a stronger "hands-free" signal reducing dropped calls and slow data.
"With the average commute time close to an hour, Americans spend a lot of time in their cars and are more and more dependent on their smartphones, cell phones and tablets to keep them connected," said Frankie Smith, Wi-Ex director of sales. "Our new zForce provides consumers with a cost-effective solution for increasing their cell phone signal in their cars and allowing them to stay connected to family, friends and work on the go."
The zForce works with 800 MHz and 1900MHz phones which covers most carriers (except Nextel/iDEN, 4G or 2100MHz). The zForce is easy to install and includes a bi-directional amplifier unit housed in a sturdy, lightweight cradle for hands-free operation, 12V cigarette power adapter, external magnetic mount antenna with 15 ft cable and optional gooseneck cigarette lighter adapter.
• Reduces dropped calls and dead zones
• "Hands-free" operations
• Extends cell phone range
• Improves signal strength for voice and data
• Works with most phones and most carriers (except Nextel/iDEN or 4G)
• Extends cell phone battery life
• Features built-in port for charging, auto-shut off when your vehicle is not in use and adjustable arms to fit most any phone
The zBoost line allows consumers to take full advantage of data, voice and Internet services on their iPhones(TM), iPads(TM), connected devices and smartphones
zBoost Xtreme Boosts Signal up to 5500 Square Feet
Las Vegas - January 9, 2012 - Wi-Ex, a leading provider of consumer and commercial cell phone signal boosters, announced today the launch of the zBoost SOHO Xtreme at Digital Experience at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Designed for consumers, the zBoost SOHO Xtreme cell phone signal booster, extends a Cell Zone™ for multiple users and all devices operating on 800 and 1900 MHz frequency bands (except those using Nextel/iDEN or 4G) up to 5500 square feet.
"Smarpthones and cell phones have evolved into agendas, game consoles, music players and even televisions and with this comes an increased need for a reliable in-door cell phone signal," said Frankie Smith, Wi-Ex director of sales. "The new zBoost SOHO Xtreme provides consumers in larger homes and/or office spaces the ability to boost their signal and maximize the use of their cell phones, smartphones, tablets and other connected devices."
According to the zBoost State of the Signal Survey, commissioned by Wi-Ex and conducted online by Harris Interactive, 65 percent of online cell phone/smartphone owners experience problems with their cell phone or smartphone service including dropped calls or data, poor reception or dead zones in their home or poor signal reception or dead zones at work. The survey also found that 71 percent consider their cell phone/smartphone their essential voice and/or data connection tool.
The zBoost SOHO Xtreme package includes everything you need to boost your signal including the zBoost amplifier base unit, directional base unit antenna, power supply, coaxial cable (RG-6), industrial grade signal antenna and mounting hardware. The wide radio wave beam width directional antenna receives signals from multiple cell towers.
Additional benefits include:
• Increases indoor signal coverage-up to 5500 sq ft
• Decreases dropped or missed calls
• Increases signal strength for better voice and data transmission
• Extends phone battery life (uses less power when signal is stronger)
• Supports multiple users simultaneously
• No cradle or connections to your phone
• Easy to set up – comes complete with everything you need
• Compatible with all U.S. carriers and mobile devices using 800 & 1900 MHz (except Nextel/iDEN or 4G)
The zBoost SOHO Xtreme is immediately available and retails for $549 (MSRP).
The zBoost line allows consumers to take full advantage of data, voice and Internet services on their iPhones(TM), iPads(TM), connected devices and smartphones.
zBoost 4G-V Enhances Verizon 4G LTE
Las Vegas - January 9, 2012 - Wi-Ex, a leading provider of consumer and commercial cell phone signal boosters, announced today the launch of its 4G line of cell phone signal boosters including the zBoost 4G-V for Verizon 4G LTE at Digital Experience at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
"With Verizon 4G LTE reaching more than 200 million people in 2011 and 190 markets , we are excited to launch our 4G line with the zBoost 4G-V for Verizon 4G LTE," said Frankie Smith, Wi-Ex director of sales. "The extreme data requirements that smartphones require make consumers even more aware of the reliability and strength of their cell phone signal. With the launch of our 4G line, zBoost can provide consumers with an end to slow data and dropped calls allowing them to enjoy all of the benefits of their smartphones and other connected devices."
With the zBoost 4G-V and other zBoost 4G boosters, consumers can maximize their 4G devices including online multimedia applications such as gaming, downloading music, uploading pictures and streaming high-definition video at optimal quality and speed.
The zBoost 4G-V, like the entire line of zBoost products, features patented technology that protects the carrier network. The package includes everything you need: amplifier base unit, power supply, base unit antenna, coaxial cable (RG59-mini), signal antenna and mounting hardware. The wide radio wave beam width directional antenna receives signals from multiple cell towers. The zBoost 4G-V will be available in Q2 2012.