People from all over North America are hitting the road in search of prime solar eclipse viewing spots. Because of the amount of people who will undoubtedly be using their phones to share this event online, cellular providers are concerned cell towers won’t be able to support the increased cell phone usage in rural areas like Oregon and Idaho.
According to an article published by KUOW, Cell providers plan to combat this by installing temporary ...Read More
If you're an RV owner you undoubtedly know that getting reliable cell signal inside an RV presents a challenge, as we've written about previously in this space.
For starters, RVs often travel to remote locations where cell towers are few and far between. That obviously can make cell reception difficult.
In addition, those remote places frequently have terrain that's terrifically scenic, but not conducive to reliable cell signal. Think mountains, hills, forests, etc.
Finally, RVs frequently are sheathed ...Read More
Pretty much all of us have cell phones that we use a lot. And pretty much all of us expect to be able to use our cell phone wherever we go - home, office, school, the commute between, shopping, the gym, restaurants and bars, the park.
You name it. Wherever we go, we expect our phones to work.
So when we are actually in a place that has no or poor cell reception, we get incredibly frustrated ...Read More
Our team spent some time at the base camp for the Brian Head Utah Fire talking with operations personnel, logistics personnel and firefighters about the wild fire and how they employed cutting edge technology to fight the blaze.
Because of the remote nature of the Brian Head Fire in southern Utah there are several "spike" camps scattered throughout Dixie National Forest. Each camp had to communicate with the base camp every morning for briefings covering the current ...Read More
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Wifi calling is using your cell phone connected to a Wifi network to make calls over the Internet instead of using the cellular network as your phone normally does. It can come in handy when you're in a situation where there is no cell signal or poor cell signal, but solid Wifi coverage.
International travelers and people who work in remote areas with no cell phone coverage often use ...Read More