There is a good internet article that could help better understand cellular signal strength in general.
Our Mobile Link 4G LTE Accessory, utilizes Verizon cellular plan similar to a cell phone. The signal strength will be important to have continued connectivity to your generator and Mobile Link. There is no additional setup needed when using this device and is truly Plug and Play.
From the article link above, there is a graphic that helps better understand what the best signal strength is.
The 3G refers to the connection to our older CDMA cellular product which is obsolete and all Cellular towers supporting 3G will be decommissioned by Verizon by December 31, 2022.
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The 4G/ LTE reference is to our Mobile Link 4G LTE Accessory that is used as an option when WIFI is unavailable. But we are also still dependent on the cellular coverage in the area of the device. Industry recommendation signal strength for data transfer from your control panel through this device to Mobile Link. Is at least -100dB.
If the signal strength is too low the device is designed to reboot to try to establish a new connection.