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    Do wifi signal boosters and directional antennas help WWAN reception?

    I have a Lenovo X301 Thinkpad with a built-in WWAN card (Ericsson F3507g) and ATT service. I know that wifi signal boosters and directional antennas can improve wifi reception, but I'm not clear if they would also boost my ability to get ATT WWAN signals. Would they?

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    No, they won't. I have seen Vodafone sell a gadget to do that from GSM signals here in Europe, but don't know what's available in the US.
    There are mobile network signal boosters, so a bit of searching will find options you can use.
    Last edited by ruirib; 2012-02-05 at 17:04.

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    The answer is, as always, it depends.
    If you point the directional antenna at a nearby source you will get better reception, but if you are already in a good reception area it'll make almost no difference.

    cheers, Paul

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