first_imgFor those of you lucky enough to be taking advantage of Verizon’s ultra-fast LTE network on your smartphone or tablet, you may have also had the privilege to experience having little or no LTE signal when traveling in a vehicle or inside your home/office. Wilson Electronics is looking to help you with this problem by releasing what it is calling the world’s first 4G booster, the “Sleek 4G.”Wilson’s newest booster is geared to be able to operate on standard 2G and 3G networks on the 1800/1900MHz frequency bands, as well as with Verizon’s 700MHz 4G LTE network. Wilson claims that the device is twenty times stronger than the antennas installed in 4G-capable mobile phones and tablets, giving buyers a solid connection even if they are in what appears to be a low signal area. (note this won’t work to fix the graphical glitch on the Galaxy Nexus).Wilson is looking to release the Sleek 4G sometime in the second quarter of this year. Out of the box it will be able to work to boost signal in vehicles by attaching it to the roof of your car or truck. As far as inside your home or office, representatives say there will be an outdoor antenna kit that you can install that will relay signal to LTE devices indoors. The Sleek 4G will most likely retail around $150 on launch day.Living in rural Missouri, getting cell signal inside my home has been a battle. We have tried several boosters including the zBoost YX545 to try to get our handsets to connect, but with little success. The Wilson Electronics brand of boosting devices get good ratings and reviews, so it will be interesting to see if it really can succeed where others fail. Read more at Engadgetlast_img

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