Have a cottage at Hillside Beach Manitoba. SIgnal is inconsistent and unreliable. Will a signal booster help in this location?

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Clifford Lewis, Champion

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I wast just looking at the estimated signal strength map for Hillside Beach on LTE and it looks like there is a section of intermittent LTE signal strength in that area.  As the HPSA strength appears to be better have you tried to set your phone to just use HPSA and see if that helps keep a constant signal?

As for brand / model recommendations,   I'll let somebody more familiar with that chime in.

And if you do install one BellMTS like to know the location as having one can cause interference  problems for other customers in the area.  The Moderators have suggested in the past that a quick note to community@mts.ca will be passed on the the mobility group for their records.
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Thank you for your trouble. That is an option I haven't tried yet. Much appreciated.
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Scott, you can try a 850Mhz booster pointed at the Belair tower or the Victora beach tower.
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Correction Clifford I'm sure that mts email doesn't work anymore, it's likely community@bellmts.ca
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Thanks for the the correction Gordon but the @mts.ca does still work, for now at least.  They enabled forwarding for the time being as many are still used to using the @mts.ca.
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Hey Scott,
The best way to tell of a booster will help you at all is to find a spot or location that your mobile device itself gets a signal, at least a bit of one.  You can get a directional booster that will get a better signal then a regular cellphone would, but not much.  Basically a booster has to have a signal to boost so I usually suggest having a walk around your property and test it out.  If you can find a spot that gets a reasonably reliable signal, 2 bars at least, then you have a good spot for a booster.  If by chance you are in a heavily treed area you may even want to try putting a booster up on a tower.  All those trees and leaves can block out a signal pretty well when they are full. 
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Personally I've been using the signal booster by MyAmplifiers. I'm not a tech savvy guy, but I was recommended to use it by a techie friend. In result, the cell phone signal got stronger.
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Thank you. Just bought a "smooth talker" stealth Z1 from The Source..
Works very well!
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Surecall are the best Cell boosters on the market right now hands down.