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Best Overland Cell Phone Boosters

Best Overland Cell Phone Boosters

Written By Alejandra Jasso
28th Feb 2024

Enhance Connectivity on Overlanding Adventures

Overlanding and off-roading are all about venturing into uncharted territories. However, amidst exploring remote areas and driving on challenging terrain, unreliable cell phone reception can disrupt the thrill of the journey. For those who don't want to be completely off the grid, being disconnected can be frustrating.

Fortunately, with an off-road or overland cell phone booster, you and the family can stay in touch, share your journey, and navigate with confidence!

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What is a Cell Phone Signal Booster for Overlanding and Off-Roading?

Cell phone boosters are designed to enhance 4G and 5G cell signals for improved talk, text, and data anywhere you need. Those for overlanding and off-roading are optimized to keep you connected in remote areas and rugged terrains where cell signals often waver.

They are composed of:

  • A rugged outside antenna to capture available cell signals.
  • An amplifier to boost the signal.
  • An indoor antenna to broadcast the boosted signal.
  • And coaxial cable to relay the signals between all components.

how weboost overland cell phone boosters work

A sliver of cellular reception is needed for overland cell phone boosters to keep you connected on and off the road. The frequency and duration of dead zones along your route will significantly decrease. You and all your passengers will be able to keep connected in places where you couldn't before.

Benefits of Cell Phone Boosters in Overlanders and Off-Roaders

overland cell phone booster on jeep

1) Improved Safety

Anything can happen when driving on rugged terrain – breakdowns, accidents, and the like. In addition to radio and satellite communication devices, reliable cell phone reception serves as an extra precaution. With an overland cell phone booster or off-road cell phone booster, you’ll have the connectivity you need to call for help.

2) Enhanced Connectivity and Communication in Remote Areas

Dead zones and spotty cell reception are a common occurrence when exploring the world in your rig. This hinders your ability to send and receive calls or texts from friends, family, and even work.

Cell phone signal boosters can pick up cell signals from and send cell signals to distant cell towers. While the signal may be too weak for your phone to pick up on its own, the booster will deliver it even stronger in your vehicle.

A stronger connection and increased signal strength enable you to stay in touch with fellow travelers, efficiently coordinate logistics, and receive important updates. It may even help extend your phone’s battery life.

3) Increased Data for Added Entertainment

Not only do cell phone boosters improve talk and text, but they also enhance data speeds. You can share pictures and videos, take video calls, stream music, watch movies, look up nearby attractions, and so much more, making your trip more enjoyable.

4) Peace of Mind

Cell phone boosters provide peace of mind by reducing the stress and frustration associated with dropped calls and lost connections. You can focus on enjoying your adventure without worrying about connectivity issues.

What are the Best Overlanding and Off-Roading Cell Phone Boosters?

Our top two cell phone booster picks for overlanding and off-roading enthusiasts are the weBoost Drive Reach Overland and the Bolton Technical Velocity Off-Road.

weBoost Drive Reach Overland

  • Up to 50 dB Gain with 26.9 dBm Uplink
  • Durable Outdoor Antenna
  • 180° Adjustable Mount
  • Easy to Install
  • Works with ALL Cellular Devices and Carriers

The weBoost Drive Reach Overland was the first cell phone booster designed for off-road and overland vehicles. It allows you to camp, travel, and explore the backcountry without a worry.

It boosts cellular signals from any carrier operating across frequency bands 689 to 2155 MHz. With up to 50 dB gain and up to 26.9 dBm uplink, it does a great job at keeping you connected relatively anywhere adventure takes you.


Booster Kit includes:

Overland Outdoor Antenna
Overland Outdoor Antenna
The Overland Antenna is weBoost’s most durable omnidirectional outdoor antenna for vehicles. It offers up to 4.3 dBi gain. Meeting US Military 810H and NEMA IP66 standards, it's ideal for all-terrain vehicles. It can withstand high-wind gusts, low tree branches, rain, dust, dirt, and more. With the 13-inch mast, you can extend height to 20.5 inches to minimize obstructions.
Low-Profile Indoor Antenna
>Low-Profile Indoor Antenna
weBoost's Low-Profile Antenna delivers great cell reception and coverage inside vehicles. Offering peak gain of 3.4 dBi, it is 0.1 dBi stronger than the Bolton B-Flat. It can be placed vertically or horizontally on your dash or seat.
Overland Antenna Mount
Overland Antenna Mount
Expertly engineered for overlanders, the Overland Antenna Mount offers installation flexibility. It supports T-track, pole, or fixed installations. You can adjust it 90 degrees in both directions for optimal setup.
Power Supply
Drive Reach Overland Power Supply
The 12V/1.8A DC power supply plugs into vehicle’s auxiliary power or cigarette lighter outlet. When the Drive Reach Overland is not in use, you can easily power it down via the power switch.

Bolton Technical Velocity Off-Road

  • Up to 50 dB Gain with 29 dBm Uplink
  • Rugged, Whistle Free Outdoor Antenna
  • Near Infinite Adjustable Mount
  • Quick Disconnect Features for Convenience
  • Easy to Install
  • Works with ALL Cellular Devices and Carriers

The Bolton Technical Velocity Off-Road significantly improves talk, text, and data across frequency bands 689 to 2155 MHz with up to 50 dB gain. Boasting 29 dBm uplink, it can communicate with distant cell towers from any carrier, ensuring increased connectivity on the roads less traveled for all.


Booster Kit includes:

Bolton Blade Outdoor Antenna
Bolton Blade Outdoor Antenna
The Blade is built tough to stand up to the rigors of any environment, making it perfect for overlanding and off-roading. Featuring up to 4.4 dBi gain, it outperforms other antennas in its class. Unique design ensures antenna does not whistle or swing around when driving at high speeds. Terminated with a quick disconnect SMA-Female coax cable it's easy to remove.
Bolton B-Flat Indoor Antenna
Bolton B-Flat Indoor Antenna
The B-Flat antenna is a high-performing, unobtrusive antenna designed to be placed on your dash, air vent, or seat. With 3.3 dBi gain, it delivers powerful reception inside your vehicle. Its longer surface allows for a wider in-vehicle coverage area than others.
Antenna Mounts
Velocity Off-Road Antenna Mounts
Available mounting options feature near-infinity adjustability. You can easily set up the antenna however you need it to accommodate your gear and low overpasses. Choose from an M8 Rail RAM mount or Basket Clasp RAM mount.
Quick Disconnect Attachment
Blade Antenna Quick Disconnect Mount Attachment
If you need to remove the Blade from your rig at any moment, the Quick Disconnect Antenna Mount attachment allows you to easily do so within seconds. Simply, push, twist, and remove.
Power Supply
Blade Antenna Quick Disconnect Mount Attachment
The 12V/5A DC power supply plugs into vehicle’s auxiliary power or cigarette lighter outlet. When the Velocity Off-Road is not in use, you can easily power it down via the power switch.

Take Your Adventures to the Next Level

Signal Boosters is the leading provider of cell phone signal boosters for homes, vehicles, and commercial buildings. We’ll help keep you in touch with civilization when exploring new terrain. If you have any questions, give us a call at 1-800-470-6777 or email us at sales@signalboosters.com.


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