New FCC rules for wireless signal boosters came into effect on March 1, 2014.
Read the Consumer Advisory for consumers who own signal boosters.

Industrial Signal Boosters

Industrial Signal Boosters include a wide variety of devices that are designed for installation by licensees or professional installers. These devices are typically designed to serve multiple users simultaneously and cover larger areas such as stadiums, airports, office buildings, hospitals, tunnels, and educational campuses. Industrial Signal Boosters sold and marketed starting on March 1, 2014 must meet new FCC requirements.
Industrial Signal Boosters

As of February 20, 2013, the FCC will no longer accept applications for equipment certification for Industrial Signal Boosters that do not comply with the FCC’s new rules. In addition, the FCC will cease certification of devices which do not comply with the new rules. As of March 1, 2014, all Industrial Signal Boosters sold and marketed in the United States must meet the FCC’s new rules.


Transition Process

The FCC established a two-step transition process for equipment certification for Industrial Signal Boosters sold and marketed in the United States.

  1. As of February 20, 2013, the FCC will no longer accept applications for equipment certification for Industrial Signal Boosters that do not comply with the FCC’s new rules. In addition, the FCC will cease certification of devices which do not comply with the new rules.
  2. As of March 1, 2014, all Industrial Signal Boosters sold and marketed in the United States must meet the FCC’s new rules.

Labeling Requirements

Industrial Signal Boosters must include a label with the following information:

It is possible that the warning label looks different than the sample label below. However, the warning label must include the same information.

Industrial Label