zBoost Launches zBoost Mobile1 Cell Phone Signal Booster to Keep Consumers Connected on the Go

zBoost Mobile1 image ZB245zBoost (www.zboost.com), a leading provider of consumer cell phone signal booster kits, announced today the launch of the zBoost Mobile1, an in-vehicle cell phone signal booster, that creates a single user cell zone for more miles of uninterrupted voice and text* service.  On display at Pepcom’s DigitalFocus and shipping in early May, the zBoost Mobile1 is a dual band unit that captures the signal outside of the car and amplifies it on the inside for a stronger “hands-free” signal.

“From the Connected Commuter to the Technology Traveler, people rely on their cell phones when they are on the go,” said Frank Smith, vice president of sales at zBoost.  “The zBoost Mobile1 cell phone signal booster keeps consumers connected to family and friends while driving their daily commute or on their way to their summer destination, by significantly reducing their dropped or missed voice calls and increasing their ability to send and receive text messages.” Continue reading

Wilson Electronics and zBoost Cell Phone Signal Boosters Keep Mobile Moms, Digital Dads and Gadget Grads Connected

Wilson Electronics(www.wilsonelectronics.com), manufacturer of North America’s top-selling line of cellular signal boosters and zBoost (www.zboost.com), a leading provider of consumer cell phone signal booster kits, showcased today the Wilson Electronics and zBoost line of cell phone boosters as a perfect gift to keep Mobile Moms, Digital Dads and Gadget Grads connected.

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According to a report by the National Retail Federation, Americans spend more than $35 billion on gifts for moms, dads and grads with technology gifts on the rise. On display at Pepcom’s DigitalFocus, the Wilson Electronics and zBoost family of cell phone signal boosters brings reliable cell phone signals inside and helps prevent dropped or missed calls and slow data, as well as extends battery life.

“Many dads, moms and grads depend on their smartphones and tablets to keep them connected, organized and entertained,” said Jonathan Bacon, director of marketing at Wilson Electronics. “What happens when the cell signal is weak and they are no longer connected? Usually it results in a cranky dad, stressed out mom and bored grad. Together, the Wilson Electronics and zBoost product lines offer a variety of cellular signal boosting solutions whether you’re in a home or building, or in a vehicle, making a booster the perfect gift to keep moms, dads and grads seamlessly connected throughout their day.” Continue reading

History of the Telephone – Infographic

The telephone has come a long way!  A very long way.  Alexander Graham Bell’s dream was to have one telephone in every town in the United States.  Now, there are more than 6.8 billion cell phones in the world in addition to landlines.

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With all those cell phones and smartphones in the world, today’s consumers are connected from the time they wake up until they go to sleep at night.   They depend on a good signal for this.   zBoost products provide an easy-to-install solution for the millions of consumers with poor indoor cell phone signal.    Continue reading

World Backup Day, March 31

World Bakup day 2014 2014-03-30 at 10.16.23 AM“Don’t be an April Fool”   That’s the slogan of the independent initiative of World Backup Day.   The intention is to raise awareness about backups and data preservation.   Our data includes all our important files, including documents, email, photos, videos as well as purchased music and movies.

According to the World Backup site http://www.worldbackupday.com/en/,  30% of people have never backed up their computers, 29% experience accidents or natural disasters, 113 phones are either lost or stolen every minute, and one in ten computers are infected with virus’ every month!   Our information needs to be stored somewhere else besides the computer. Continue reading

zBoost Receives FCC Approval for zBoost Cell Phone Signal Boosters – Cell Phone Signal Booster Minimizes Dead Zones, Reduces Dropped Calls and Speeds 3G Data

zBoost is pleased to announce Federal Communications Commission certification for the zBoost dual band line of cell phone signal booster kits.zBoost-SOHO YX545-kit contents-hi[1]

“zBoost has always used technology to protect the carriers’ networks and believes that the new FCC certification process is a validation of our technology and products,” said Karen Reynolds, president of zBoost.

 zBoost, a leading provider of consumer cell phone signal booster kits, announced today the zBoost dual band line of cell phone signal booster kits received Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification complying with all requirements for the new technical standards. The new zBoost line leverages zBoost’s award-winning technology to provide consumers with a line of intelligent and easy to set up (no knobs) cell phone signal booster kits that minimizes dead zones, reduces dropped calls and increases 3G data. The new FCC certification applies to 80% of the zBoost consumer products including the popular zBoost SOHO line, designed for consumers; the zBoost REACH line, designed for the signal-challenged urban and rural markets; and the zBoost line aimed at larger homes needing greater coverage.

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Feeling Lucky?

Luck O' HorseshoeSt Patrick’s Day began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland. It has since become an worldwide celebration of Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.  Significant symbols associated with St. Patrick’s day include shamrocks, leprechaun’s, pots of gold.  All representative of  good fortune and Luck.

The History site has compiled some interesting and fun facts about St. Patrick and St Patrick’s Day in their infographic  St Patrick’s Day By The Numbers.  These include:

  • St. Patrick was born in Britain, not Ireland.  At age 16 he was kidnapped and sent to Ireland as a slave.  After escaping, returned to Ireland to spread the word of God. Continue reading

Wilson Electronics Acquires zBoost with Plans to Leverage Two Brands

As reported by Lindsey Adler on Residential Systems, here are excerpts from the article:

Cellular signal booster manufacturer Wilson Electronics has purchased zBoost to leverage technical and marketing strengths while establishing a dual-brand strategy and preparing for global expansion.

 As the cell signal booster industry has matured slightly and continues to do so, “We saw an opportunity for some consolidation by acquiring one of our more substantial competitors,” Bob Van Buskirk, CEO of Wilson, in an interview with RS.
In addition to being a growing and profitable company, zBoost was attractive to Wilson to support ongoing internal efforts to establish a dual-brand strategy, a result of retailer feedback for a better/best product offering. Continue reading