Do you ever find yourself driving through dead spots or heading out into rural areas with spotty or no cell service areas?
We have the solution for you! We have tried signal boosters over the years, but they have usually been something your phone is attached to, very bulky and hardly boosted the signal enough to get a call out. The industry has changed a lot over the last few years, and SureCall has taken boosting to the next level! Their latest model is on the market now and is called the Fusion 2Go 2.0. It is the strongest cell phone signal booster on the market and allows you to experience the benefit without being tethered!
What Does The Booster Do?
Cell phone signal boosters are designed to increase the signal for 3G and 4G in weak areas. If there is absolutely no signal possible, the booster will not create signal out of thin air, but in a weak signal area, the booster can make the difference between the ability to make a call or not. It will also increase LTE speeds in more favorable conditions.
Install: As far as installs go, this product is virtually ready to go out of the box – you literally just have to plug a couple of things in and you are ready to go! For a clean and permanent install, you will need to spend some time hiding wires the way you like, but it really does work out of the box for a test (you can see that in our video).
How it works: Cellular signals pretty much operate between -50 dBm and -120 dBm. A great signal sits at -50 dBm, and -120 dBm is basically a dead zone. We did a field test on the Fusion 2Go from a practical and technical perspective. We wanted to see how this signal booster would hold up in one of the area’s most troublesome “dropped call” zones.
Practical Test: We tested call quality around the Diamond Valley cinder cone (this area is notorious for dropped calls, or at least a choppy conversation). Without the signal booster we tested three times and didn’t lose a call, but it was very choppy each time up and down the road. This is a typical experience for most people traveling that road.
Next we tried the same test with the booster turned on. Each time up and down the road we did not experience any call interruptions at all!
Technical Test: Having had a successful run with the practical test, we wanted to see what was actually going on with the signal. Each carrier has a phone number you can dial that will put your phone in Field Test Mode. This allows you to see the dBm levels, among other things.
We started our test at the south end of the cinder cone, where the service is…OK (about -90 dBm), with the booster turned off. As we drove up and around the cinder cone the signal dropped to its worst at -118 dBm. Having established a baseline reading, we tested with the booster on so we could see the difference in readings.
When we turned the booster on, the signal improved to -70 dBm at its best and -108 dBm at its worst as we drove through the test area. This was a dramatic improvement and matched the technical results to the practical results we already had.
Fusion 2Go 2.0 Install
Fusion 2Go 2.0 Field Test
Based on our research of signal boosters on the market, our experience with other “tethered” options, and the above field test, our recommendation is that you add this tool to your vehicle before your next trip! We are out in weak service areas all the time and love the comfort of knowing that we have a backup in the event of an emergency. This signal booster is the strongest on the market and that is why it is the one we take on our adventures!! Get yours today!