It would seem like a waste of money, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Businesses both large and small can benefit from cell phone signal boosters. It’s good for customers, it’s good for employees, and the bottom line is it’s good for business.
A cellular signal booster takes the cell signal from outside and brings it inside by amplifying and retransmitting it. Industrial cell boosters like the one you see above can cover an area of 25,000 square feet with strong signal, even if there is no signal at all indoors. That means clear, powerful cell service for everyone inside, and today, that’s more important than ever.
Your building is probably conspiring against you
Large commercial buildings are full of metal. Reinforcing bars run through concrete walls, roofs are made of corrugated metal, and aluminum studs are common in commercial buildings. All that metal works against you because it stops cell signals from coming in. If you have one bar outside, you probably have no bars inside. Even if you have a strong signal outside the chances are that it’s weak once it gets to the middle of the building.
Your customers expect it.
OK sure, no one ever said, “I stopped working with them because I kept missing calls while I was there.” Really, though, you do so much to make sure your customers have a favorable impression of you, and when you have bad cell service in the building you’re telling them you’re not high-tech and you don’t care. That sort of attitude may actually work in your favor if your business is growing and selling artisinal kale arrangements but for the rest of us, that’s just not how we want to be thought of. Adding a signal booster simply adds to your customers’ confidence
Your employee relationships will improve
Without cell service your employees will try to rely on landlines and your internet connection to the outside world. Don’t think for a moment that your average person under 35 will simply decide not to communicate just because you have a policy against cell phone usage. What you need to do is give them good signal strength so they don’t tie up your switchboard and suck your company’s bandwidth. In fact, with business internet packages running about $500 a month on average, you could potentially save money by putting off a planned bandwidth increase and putting in a cell booster instead.
You’ll need good cell service for everything at some point. Everything from soda machines to time clocks is connected now. Many of these devices will work with your internet connection, but if there’s no Wi-Fi (for example on a factory floor) they can often be set up to use cell service instead… unless there’s none of that either. Future-proof your business by making sure that there’s good cellular service everywhere.
Overall, a cell phone signal booster is a great investment without a large monthly expense, and can be installed by your facilities manager easily. It requires a minimum of wiring and brings instant results. What are you waiting for? Contact Signal Connect at 866.726.4182 today and begin the process of bringing 21st century cell service to your business.