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Happy New Year 2016!

Wow. As we head into year 14 at SolidSignal.com (and year 9 at The Solid Signal Blog) it’s amazing to think about all the people we’ve helped and all the fun we’ve had. We’ve brought you…


AT&T turns on Voice over LTE, gives it cutesy name

Sound the trumpets… because you’ll hear them a little more clearly. That is, if you have an iPhone 6 and AT&T. According to LightReading, AT&T has been actively installing new equipment on cell towers to enable “HD-Voice,”…


CES2016: What we expect

With the show just around the corner, it’s time to talk about what to expect at the International Consumer Electronics Show this year. Since bouncing back from recession-era lows, the show has grown totally out of…


2015: The year in Cellular

It started with a bang… when we learned that Wilson Electronics was rolling out a whole new line of weBoost boosters for home, office and car. Wilson, the parent company of weBoost,zBoost and WilsonPro, hit 2015 with the largest selection…


2015: The year in Antennas

2015 was a slow year for antennas, and the fastest year ever. While there was only one major product introduction, the pace of cord-cutting increased to its fastest ever, with more people choosing to give up…


2015: The Year in Satellite

The biggest year ever… The satellite industry remained the bright spot in the pay-TV landscape in 2015. While cable TV consistently lost subscribers, satellite gained share. Let’s look at the trends that shaped the year. Three…



2015: The Worst in TV

I’ll admit that 2015 was not a great year for TV. Well, let me take that back. Compared to many years, it was fabulous. Television has never been more diverse, more vibrant, or more engaging than…


2015: The best in TV

I was inspired, or perhaps disgusted, by this article in Variety entitled “The Top 20 TV Shows of 2015.” First of all, I disagree with most of this list. I would certainly not include Mad Men because it was so weak…



CES 2016: Early guesses

We’re just about three weeks away from the latest International Consumer Electronics Show and the previews are starting to come in. This year the show is all new and hopefully we’ll see an end to some…