Grey River gets Cell Phone Service

  • Community Gets Cell Phone Service with Help from zBoost

    January 23, 2015 - Leave a Comment

    Grey River is a small remote fishing community located on the south coast of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.   It was highlighted on a radio report by Danielle Barron, VOCM am radio on December 31, 2014.  

    GRey River & zBoost antennaIMG_1549"The residents of the small community of Grey River got a big Christmas present this year, one that connects them to surrounding communities.  The isolated town of 110 is only assessable by boat but it just got a lot closer to the rest of the world with cell phone service and wireless internet.  Dave MacDonald of  Burgeo Broadcasting System set the town up with solar panels providing the power."

    The audio can also be heard here:

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    zBoost supplied an Industrial Grade IC Approved Cell Phone Signal Booster that included a YX055 antenna, which provides increased coverage by boosting 800 MHz/CEL signal strength when pointed in the direction of best signal.  Grey River is about 0.75KM down the hill from the repeater site.

    yx055-cell antenna YX055-CEL

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