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SureCall booster improves cell phone signal in weak and dead areas

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Updated Jan 27, 2023

Driving can be challenging enough. Driving with a weak or even dead cell phone signal is even worse.

With all the functions a cell phone provides like voice calls, texting, traffic alerts, fleet telematics, mobile hot spotting and more, missing out on a reliable signal isn’t much of an option.

SureCall Fusion2Go cell phone boosterSureCall's Fusion2Go OTR cell phone signal booster is advertised as their Commercial Carrier JournalThat’s where cell a phone booster can help. We recently tested SureCall’s Fusion2Go OTR booster here in Northwest Florida where signals can vary widely from great to absolute dead air. The result? SureCall did an impressive job of keeping us up and running among the trees, though getting there was a bit of a challenge.

SureCall promotes easy installation and it certainly can be given the right conditions. In this case, the Fusion2Go OTR kit includes an antenna mount that easily clamps onto the steel support bar of a truck’s side mirror.

But that’s it. If your truck’s mirror is supported by one large arm, as is the case with newer model trucks from icons like Freightliner and Kenworth, then you’re going to have to come up with another mount. For that matter, that’s also the case for other trucks, including pickups, that do not have a side mirror support bar.

For my 2014 Toyota Tundra, I made a no-drill antenna mount behind the cab that was compatible with my hard tonneau. It turned out fine but it did take some planning and a few trips to the hardware store to pull it off.