VERIZON OFFERS $250 IN-HOME CELL PHONE BOOSTER [SOURCE: Associated Press, AUTHOR: Peter Svensson] Verizon Wireless has started selling a book-sized device that boosts cell phone signals within a home for $250, making it easier for people to drop a home phone line and rely solely on wireless. The Verizon Wireless Network Extender needs to be connected to a broadband Internet line. Then it acts a miniature cellular tower, listening for signals from a subscriber's cell phone. It covers up to 5,000 square feet.
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