April 2017

Best Deals for Cookout Kings and Queens

If you’re planning any BBQs or cookouts this year, check out these deals on the gear you need for easy, trouble-free grilling. Has BBQ season officially started? We at Solid Signal like to think so; but…


AT&T to release first quarter earnings today

Looking for some ideas about AT&T’s financial health?The company’s first-quarter 2017 results will be released after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. At 4:30 p.m. ET the same day, AT&T…



Why do some antennas look like satellite dishes?

Some of our antennas look downright confusing. One look at this Winegard MetroStar and you might think it was a satellite dish, with its round shape and center posts. It’s not… it’s a television antenna. The reason satellite…



AT&T building out its fiber network

Can’t accuse them of standing still. AT&T has announced plans to offer a full fiber network to eight more metropolitan areas. They are listed below, and you can click to see a more detailed press…


Use a TV antenna for cellular? it could work…

Technically it is possible to use a UHF antenna for a cell booster. Cellular telephones use frequencies just above those used for UHF television, and it’s possible that even though a TV antenna wasn’t designed for…


What are Redmere cables?

You might be looking at our Redmere cables and saying, What’s so special about Redmere cables? Isn’t that just another way to make me spend money? It’s so much more. We wouldn’t blame you for thinking that…


STREAMING SATURDAY: Can’t Buy Me the Newest Movies

Netflix and other streaming services might be spending big money on original programming, but that money can’t buy me the newest movies! When some pundits hear that Netflix is spending $5 billion last year to acquire…


DIRECTV gives you even more 4K!

Saddle up for even more Ultra HD goodness from DIRECTV. You might want to bookmark this page because DIRECTV just announced a whole ton of new 4K programming. This is what I’m talking about: 4/21 –…



HBO/Cinemax Free Preview is BACK!

Sure, Netflix is all that… but what about Game of Thrones and all the other awesome stuff on HBO? Getting it episode by episode on iTunes gets pretty expensive, right? That’s why DIRECTV is offering a free preview…