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Most issues with slow wireless broadband or bad phone reception are solved with a roof mounted antenna. If you've located your nearest cell tower, the next step is a breeze.

Which type do I need?

There are two main types of roof antennas - omnidirectional (collinear) antennas, and directional (Yagi) antennas. Omnidirectional antennas are designed for areas around town or in the suburbs where there are often several cell towers within range. This antenna leaves your mobile to decide which tower offers the best signal. However you'll notice as they spread their power over a 360° range, they do not receive as strongly as their Yagi counterparts.

Directional, or, Yagi antennas are the much more popular choice as their high power provides the strongest increase of all antenna types. The trade-off here is that they require aligning in the direction of the cell tower - the higher the dBi gain, the more precise you will have to be. In deciding between Yagi models, the wider angle of the 12-14dBi antennas make them more suitable for hilly areas, with the 15-16dBi antennas more suited to very long range connections with less hills in the way.

There are typically three to four Telstra 3G antennas that we recommend for improving mobile phone and 3G internet service based on the terrain, vegetation, and distance to the base station. The other antennas listed here are suited to more unique situations.

It's also worth mentioning that all these antennas need to be plugged in to either a Smart Repeater to broadcast phone service inside the building, or connected directly into your modem or mobile phone with a patch lead.

As for improving Telstra 4G internet service we recommend you use the following page 4G Antennas. The below list should provide some general guidance.

yagi gain explanation 14dBi vs 16dBi house directional antenna
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telco cross polarised panel antenna for lte mimo 4GTelco XPOL MIMO 3G+4G+4GX Panel Antenna - 700-2700 MHz$309.00
RFI 4G 1800MHz LTE log periodic dipole antennaRFI 12dBi 3G+4G+4GX LPDA Antenna - 700-3000MHz$209.00
14dBi directional yagi next-g bigpond antennaTelstra Next-G 14dBi Yagi Antenna - Fully Welded Aluminium$199.00
telco 16dBi telstra next-G 3G yagi for wireless internetTelstra Next-G 16dBi Yagi Antenna - Fully Welded Aluminium$249.00
RFI YB815-81 Telstra Next-G yagi antenna 824-896MHzTelstra Next-G RFI 14dBi Yagi Antenna - Fully Welded Aluminium$249.00
RFI YB820 telstra next-g 16dBi yagi antennaTelstra Next-G RFI 16dBi Yagi Antenna - Fully Welded Aluminium$299.00
telco omnidirectional 700MHz 4G antenna multiband 3G 4G 4GXTelco Omni 3G+4G+4GX Antenna - 700-2700MHz$199.00
Telco XOMNI omnidirectional MIMO 3G 4G 4GX Antenna 700-2700MHzTelco XOMNI MIMO 3G+4G+4GX Antenna - 700-2700MHz$99.00
telstra 4GX panel antenna 700MHz B28 high gainTelco XPOL MIMO 3G+4GX High Gain Panel Antenna - 700-900 MHz$449.00
RFI COL7195 3G 4G 4GX omni antenna 700MHzRFI COL7195 - 3G+4G+4GX Mobile Antenna$189.00
RFI YW15-6989 Telstra 4GX 700MHz yagi antennaRFI Next-G+4GX 15dBi Yagi Antenna - 700-850MHz$279.00