The AT&T MicroCell acts like a mini cellular tower, boosting cellular performance in your home or small business.
Who pays your wireless bill? If you do, select
Personal Account. If your company does, pick
Business Account. You'll need your AT&T wireless phone number or username, along with your password.
Don't worry if you haven't already set up your AT&T online wireless acount. Select the appropriate account type below and follow the step-by-step instructions for account setup.
See if MicroCell is available for use in your area
MicroCell service is available for use in your area.
MicroCell makes it easy to add or delete users, change your service
address, and add multiple MicroCells to your account.
Just select your account type below. Choose
Personal Account if you pay for your wireless bill or
Business Account if your company does.
You'll need your AT&T wireless phone number or username, along with your password.
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Experience strong network performance right in your home or office. Get more bars in areas where some users could experience a weaker signal due to home construction or geography.
AT&T MicroCell features
- Use up to four AT&T LTE, 3G, or 4G phones or data sessions at the same time.
- Approve up to 15 active AT&T Wireless or AT&T PREPAIDSM (formerly GoPhone®) numbers to use your MicroCell.
- Enjoy enhanced coverage up to 40 feet from the device in all directions (about 5000 square feet).
- Use the minutes and data from your existing wireless plan.
Supports voice and 3G data
Supports voice and data
AT&T 3G, 4G, or 4G LTE wireless handsets
Postpaid wireless plan from AT&T
Up to 4 phones can be used simultaneously
Broadband connection such as
AT&T U-Verse ®, DSL, or cable required. Not compatible with satellite broadband.
Recommended Internet Speed: Minimum speed is 1.5Mbps download and 256Kbps upload. Recommend 3Mbps download and 384Kbps upload for heavy data users. Check your Internet speed.POWER SUPPLY
100-120 VAC, 15 W; 12 VDC,
1.25 A Output
Power, Ethernet, GPS, Computer, 3GDIMENSIONS (H x D x W)
8.5 in. x 6.3 in. x 1.5 in. (at top), 4 in. (at legs)UNIT WEIGHT
1 lb 2 oz. (AC power adapter not included)AMBIENT TEMPERATURE RANGE
Install device in a sheltered location with a temperature range of 0 degrees to 38 degrees Celsius (32 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit).
Installing near a window is strongly recommended to ensure access to Global Positioning System (GPS). A GPS link is needed to verify the device location during initial startup.
MicroCell unit may be moved if new location is within an AT&T authorized service area and properly registered online.
Calls transfer out, but do not transfer in. Calls transfer from the AT&T MicroCell to the strongest available AT&T tower signal. Calls connected on the cell tower do not transfer to the MicroCell.
Firewall Specifications System Administrators (Business Customers):Installing the MicroCell behind a firewall, or behind a router with firewall capabilities, requires the following ports be opened to prevent the firewall from blocking communication with the network. This type of installation is typically found in corporate environments.
123/UDP:NTP timing (NTP traffic)
443/TCP:Https over TLS/SSL for provisioning and management traffic
4500/UDP:IPSec NAT Traversal (for all signaling, data, voice traffic)
500/UDP:IPSec Phase 1 prior to NAT detection (after NAT detection, 4500/UDP is used)
4500/UDP:After NAT detection, 4500/UDP is used
MicroCell works with most broadband service providers, including AT&T broadband.
For best performance, minimum speeds of 1.5Mbps downstream and 256Kbps upstream are recommended.
Satellite and wireless broadband are not compatible.
AT&T Wi-Fi Calling — An Alternative Solution
Use Wi-Fi Calling to talk and text over an active Wi-Fi connection. Wi-Fi Calling lets you talk and text from indoor locations where it's hard even for a strong cellular signal to reach.