Holiday Profiles

  • zBoost Your Holidays!

    September 20, 2012 - Leave a Comment

    zBoost Your Holidays - zBoost Makes Connected Gadgets Faster With a Strong Cell Phone Signal

    New York - September 20, 2012 - Wi-Ex, a leading provider of consumer and commercial cell phone signal booster kits, is showcasing its award-winning cell phone signal booster kits including the now shipping 4G zBoost DataBlast and its zBoost Your Holidays Profiles today at the Pepcom's Holiday Spectacular. The zBoost line, including the zBoost DataBlast which speeds data 20 times faster, allows consumers to take full advantage of voice, data and Internet services on their mobile phones including  high-speed data and video, instant messaging, pictures and more - at home, in their personal workspace, in the office or on the go.  The zBoost Your Life Holiday Profiles can help connect everyone on consumers’ wish list with the zBoost fit for their lifestyle and help everyone’s devices stay “smart.” “With the wave of new tech devices including Apple, Amazon and Android, the holiday tech season is already gearing up. Many of these devices will top tech wish lists, but rely on a strong indoor cell phone signal for making calls, receiving and sending texts, checking email and online multimedia applications including gaming, downloading music, uploading pictures and streaming high-definition video,” said Sharon Cuppett with Wi-Ex.  “Our zBoost product line helps consumers maximize their devices and now with our new zBoost DataBlast we can also help the millions of consumers using 4G LTE and AWS.” According to recent study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 72 percent of cell owners experience dropped calls at least occasionally. In addition, the study found that more than 75 percent (77%) of cell phone Internet users experience slow download speeds that prevent data from loading as quickly as they would prefer. zBoost Holiday Necessities zBoost DataBlast - Speeds Data up to 20X The newest addition to the zBoost line, the zBoost DataBlast includes 4G models for Verizon LTE and T-Mobile AWS.  The DataBlast provides these consumers with an end to slow data allowing them to maximize their 4G devices including accessing the web or online multimedia applications such as gaming, downloading music, uploading pictures and streaming high-definition video at optimal quality and speed.  In recent speed tests, the installation of  the zBoost SOHO DataBlast resulted in data speeds up to 20X faster.*   The zBoost DataBlast, like the entire line of zBoost products, features patented technology that protects the carrier network.  The zBoost DataBlast’s MSRP is $399 and starts shipping in October.  The package includes everything you need: amplifier base unit, power supply, base unit antenna, coaxial cable (RG59-mini), signal antenna and mounting hardware. The wide radio wave beam width directional antenna receives signals from multiple cell towers. zBoost SOHO - Cell Zones at Home or the Office   Designed for consumers, zBoost SOHO cell phone boosters extend a Cell Zone™ for multiple users and all devices operating on 800 and 1900 MHz frequency bands except those using Nextel/iDEN, 4G or 2100MHz. zBoost SOHO boosts signal up to 3000 square feet, making it perfect for your home or office.  The package includes everything you need: amplifier base unit, power supply, base unit antenna, coaxial cable (RG59-mini), signal antenna and mounting hardware. The wide radio wave beam width directional antenna receives signals from multiple cell towers. Easy-to-install, the zBoost-SOHO retails for $399. zBoost zForce - Miles of Signal The zBoost zForce YX240 cell phone signal booster extends an in-vehicle Cell Zone™ for cell phones or smartphones making it perfect for travel or long commutes. The dual band unit captures outside signal and amplifies it on the inside for a more reliable signal.  The zForce is easy to install and includes a bi-directional amplifier unit housed in a sturdy, lightweight cradle for hands free operation, 12V cigarette power adaptor, external magnetic mount antenna with 15 ft. cable and optional gooseneck cigarette lighter adapter.   The zForce retails for $99 and is also available with an optional gooseneck attachment for $149.

    Connected Consumers From the Holiday Hopper to the Smartphone Savvy to the Tablet Techie, the zBoost Your Holidays Profiles highlights key technology insights of target consumers to connect them with the perfect zBoost solution to fit their need.   This holiday season help family, friends and co-workers stay connected at home, in the office or on the go.

    Tablet Techie - Tablet sales continue to skyrocket.  Apple and Android tablet sales are expected to soar by 50 percent or more this year.  Tablets are now used for everything from business presentations to keeping kids occupied on the go.  Tablet users want access to their data fast - 60% of tablet users expect a wait of less than three seconds for a Web site to load.

    Smartphone Savvy The smartphone is a staple in today's hyper connected world with nearly 50 percent of American adults owning a smartphone and more than 65 percent of those 18-29 owning a smartphone.  These digital Swiss Army knives help consumers keep up with their schedules, check personal and work emails, the weather, stay connected on Facebook and Twitter and share on Pinterest and Instagram.

    Holiday Hopper The holidays are a time to pack up to visit family and friends.  It is estimated that more than 90 million travelers will take a trip of at least 50 miles from home this holiday season.  From tablets to smartphones, these travelers need to stay connected to work and entertain themselves along the trip.  

    iFamily - Today's family room is full of the latest technology gadget with 24 different consumer media and communication devices in the average home.   The use of tablets for watching television and video content has more than doubled in 2012 and is expected to continue to grow.

    iWorker - It is estimated that 20 to 30 million Americans work from home at least one day a week.  Smartphones and tablets are an essential communication tools for these teleworkers and when they don't get signal, it can make even more work.   

    About Wi-Ex Wi-Ex (www.wi-ex.com), a leading provider of cell phone signal boosters, developed zBoost, the first consumer-priced signal booster that “extended cell zones” for the small office/home office cell phone market. Wi-Ex has expanded their “extending cell zone coverage” beyond consumers to corporate enterprises and large commercial applications. From M2M applications to large commercial complexes to the rising number of teleworkers, the zBoost line provides a business-centric solution for improving poor in-door cell phone coverage domestically and internationally. The zBoost product line works with most carriers in the US and abroad including AT&T, Sprint, Vodaphone, Verizon and T-Mobile. The award-winning zBoost home and office solutions help today's connected consumers including iPhone, iPad, Android (DROID), BlackBerry, and smartphone users with dropped calls and slow data. They were awarded a 2007 and 2010 Consumer Electronics Association Innovations Honoree by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and a 2011 EXC!TE honoree. They also were selected as a finalist for the 2007 and 2009 CTIA Emerging Technologies (E-Tech) Award. As the leader, zBoost has more awards, more sales and more locations than all their competitors combined. Wi-Ex continues to develop innovative products to meet the demands of an increasingly wireless society by enhancing wireless signals.

    For more about the zBoost SOHO DataBlast YX550 click here

  • Holiday Profiles: On the Go Joe

    December 21, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    All On the Go Joes have one thing in common; they need to stay connected while on the road. It doesn't matter if the driving is a local carpool or taking an RV cross country, having a reliable cell signal is a necessity.
    In 2009, according to statistics compiled by the Federal Highway Administration, Americans drove a collective 2.9 trillion miles. That's a lot of time spent behind the wheel, so give the On the Go Joe on your list the security of knowing that they have reliable cell service anywhere they might travel with a zBoost cell phone signal booster.
     

    zBoost zPocket (zP) - $119
    • Fits in your suitcase: Small size and easy set up is ideal for hotels, resorts, and remote locations
    • The boost you need: Increases signal and connection speed for cell phones and aircards
    • Personal space: Extends CellZone, 4-6 feet

    zBoost-METRO - $299
    • On the road living: Extends signal indoors for hotel rooms, executive apartments
    • Easy set-up: Antenna attaches to window with coverage up to 1,500 sq ft
    • Smartphone ready: Boosts 3G, Edge and aircards for multiple users and multiple carriers simultaneously

  • Holiday Profiles: iFamily

    December 20, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    The iFamily has lots of gadgets and even gadgets for their gadgets. They use these gadgets to stay connected through voice, texts, social media, pictures and emails. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that 75 percent of those ages 12-17 now have cell phones.
    To keep these iFamily communication gadgets working properly, they frequently need a gadget for their gadget, such as a zBoost cell phone signal booster. This year give your iFamily a zBoost to keep them connected in the car and all parts of the iFamily home including the basement, Man Cave, home office, family room, kitchen and bedrooms.

    zBoost-SOHO Dual Band - $399
    • iFamily Living 3G: Boosts cell phone signal, aircards, EDGE and 3G technology
    • Covers the house: Coverage up to 2,500 sq ft;
    • Great for the whole family: Works with multiple phones and carriers simultaneously

    zBoost-METRO - $299
    • Urban living: Extends signal indoors for condos, lofts and apartments
    • Easy set-up: Antenna attaches to window with coverage up to 1,500 sq ft
    • Smartphone ready: Boosts 3G, Edge and aircards for multiple users and multiple carriers simultaneously

  • Holiday Profiles: Man Cave

    December 17, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    After a hard day's work, most men need time and a place to relax. According to a survey by Service Magic, 40 percent of responders have a Man Cave in their home. The Man Cave is often located in the basement or garage, areas that frequently experience a poor cell phone signal. According to the zBoost Cell Phone Signal Survey, 67 percent of cell phone owners experience problems with their in-door cell phone service.
    Give your man a zBoost cell phone signal booster this holiday season and keep him connected while he's sitting in his favorite chair, cheering on his favorite team, enjoying a cold one.
     

    zBoost-SOHO Dual Band - $399
    • Cave coverage: Up to 2,500 sq ft;
    • Ready for the big game: Multiple phones and carriers simultaneously
    • Work or fun: Boosts aircards, EDGE and 3G Technology

    zBoost-ONE PCS - $249
    • So easy, a Man Cave dweller could do it: Single base unit with no external antennas
    • The signal you need: Boosts aircards, EDGE and 3G Technology
    • Good for Man Cave dwelling: Coverage up to 1,200 sq ft

  • Holiday Profiles: Gadget Grands

    December 16, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    Every year Gadget Grands become more tech savvy, playing games on line, updating the family on Facebook, sharing photos, texting grandkids or making cell phone calls to their adult children. CEA recently reported that over 80 percent of 60 year olds used cell phones; however at the same time according to the zBoost Cell Phone Signal Survey, 67 percent of cell phone owners experience problems with their in-door cell phone service.
    It doesn't matter if you are around the corner or across the country, a zBoost cell phone signal booster is the solution for dropped or missed calls with your loved one. Give your Gadget Grand a zBoost and keep them connected with families and friends this holiday season!
     

    zBoost-METRO - $299
    • Just the right size for cluster homes, condos or apartments: Coverage up to 1500 sq ft
    • Easy set-up: Single base unit with external antenna that attaches to the window
    • Living the 3G good life: Increases the speed of aircards, EDGE and 3G

    zBoost-SOHO Dual Band - $399
    • Large Family Gatherings: Boosts the signal for multiple phones and carriers simultaneously including aircards, EDGE and 3G Technology
    • Eliminates dead zones: No more dropped or missed calls
    • Second Home Coverage: Up to 2,500 sq ft

  • Holiday Profiles: Urban Dweller

    December 15, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    A recent National Health Interview Survey showed nearly two-thirds of adults who shared a flat or house with unrelated roommates, reported having only mobile phones, making that group the most likely to be completely wireless and struggling with dropped or missed calls.
    If you or a loved one is an Urban Dweller experiencing cell phone signal issues, a zBoost cell phone signal booster is the holiday gift that will help keep you and your roommates connected to friends and family.
     

    zBoost-METRO - $299
    • Roommate friendly: Works with multiple users and multiple carriers simultaneously
    • Single story urban living: Antenna mounts to window
    • Easy set-up: Comes with everything you need covering 1500 sq ft.

    zBoost-ONE PCS - $249
    • Perfect for the in-town apartment, loft or condo: Coverage up to 1,200 sq ft
    • Sets in window: Single base unit with no external antennas
    • Living 3G: Boosts PCS (1900MHz) phones as well as aircards, EDGE and 3G technology

  • Holiday Profiles: Vacation Worker

    December 14, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    While nearly 8 in 10 professionals say they want balance in their work and personal lives, according to a survey by Accenture, more than 50 percent work while on vacation. Additionally the number of Vacation Workers increases with age, showing 71 percent of Baby Boomers (those born before 1964) work on vacation by reading and responding to email, taking phone calls and participating in work related conference calls.
    Working on vacation can be done easily with a smart phone and a good cell phone signal connection. Unfortunately cell phone signal becomes unreliable both en route and upon arrival at many vacation sights and rural areas. This year give a zBoost to yourself or to the vacation worker in your life and improve the quality of your family's vacation time.
     

    zBoost zPocket (zP) - $119
    • The work accessory you need: Increases signal and speed for cell phones and aircards
    • Hotel, resort or childhood bedrooms: Extends CellZone, 4-6 feet
    • Compact and easy set up: Fits in an outside pocket of a suitcase or briefcase

    zBoost-METRO - $299
    • Vacation living: Extends signal indoors for beach condos, hotel rooms and resorts
    • Easy set-up: Antenna attaches to window with coverage up to 1,500 sq ft
    • Smartphone ready: Boosts 3G, Edge and aircards for multiple users and multiple carriers simultaneously

  • Holiday Profiles: Digital Diva

    December 13, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    For today’s Digital Diva, technology and gadgets are an integral part of her life. She relies on her gadgets to stay connected in her busy high-tech life. With 1.5 trillion texts sent in 2009 alone, the constant-communicator, the Digital Diva needs to always be available.
    This holiday season give the Digital Diva on your list a zBoost to help her stay connected on her mobile, Blackberry or iPhone! There’s a good chance she is like one of the 70 percent of cell phone owners who experience problems with their in-door cell phone service.
     

    zBoost-ONE PCS - $249
    • Independent urban living: Covers 1,200 sq ft
    • Constant Communication: Boosts aircards, EDGE and 3G Technology
    • Easy set-up: Single base unit with no external antennas

    zBoost-METRO - $299
    • Amplifies signal: Better connection in condos, lofts, and apartments.
    • Simple set-up: No external antennas to install
    • Divine connection: 1,500 sq ft of coverage

  • Holiday Profiles: iWorker

    December 10, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    Working from home a hassle? Home offices, especially basement ones, can make getting a cell phone signal almost impossible. According to the zBoost "State of the Signal Survey", 45 percent of teleworkers have cell phone signal trouble while teleworking. Cell phones are essential communication tools for teleworkers and when they don't get signal, it makes work even more work.
    This holiday season give the iWorker a zBoost and help them enjoy the ease and flexibility provided by teleworking even more!

    zBoost-SOHO Dual Band - $399
    • Small Office: Supports multiple phones simultaneously
    • Multiple carriers: Boost both 800MHz and 1900MHz
    • The coverage you need to work through the whole house: Up to 2,500 sq ft; including aircards, EDGE and 3G Technology

    zBoost-METRO - $299
    • Single story urban living: Antenna mounts easily to window
    • Easy set-up: Comes with everything required
    • Multiple carriers and users: Coverage up to 1,500 sq ft

  • Holiday Profiles: Smartphone Savvy

    December 9, 2010 - Leave a Comment

    Is your smart phone the first thing you check when you wake-up? Are you sending emails, surfing the web, and using applications on your smart phone all day? Then you probably have cell phone signal problems like 67 percent of other cell phone users, according to the zBoost Cell Phone Signal Survey. Smart phones users frequently have problems with signal connections and with one-third of households owning a smart phone according to CEA, that is a lot of people with signal problems. The smart phone user is constantly using their phone for everything in their life and needs to stay connected with a good signal.
    Give a zBoost cell phone signal booster to the Smart Phone Savvy user on your list and they will thank you every time a call stays connected!
     

    zBoost-SOHO Dual Band - $399
    • Living 3G, the smart phone way: Boosts cellphone signal, aircards, EDGE and 3G technology
    • Covers the house: Coverage up to 2,500 sq ft;
    • Works for your smartphone and all your friends too: Works with multiple phones and carriers simultaneously

    zBoost zPersonal (zP) - $119
    • The boost you need: Increases signal and speed for cell phones and aircards
    • Personal space: Extends CellZone, 4-6 feet
    • Smart phone necessity: Small size and easy set up is ideal for home offices, hotels or apartments

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