Apparently, iPhone users have been complaining of spotty reception and this hardware would improve that - of course, at a price.
A pilot program was tested in North Carolina where results were favorable. Here is some of the information provided:
[IMG]file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/admin/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot.jpg[/IMG]The MicroCell costs US$150, but customers will get a $100 rebate if they also get unlimited calling capabilities for $20 per month. Only customers who have an AT&T landline or DSL service from the carrier are eligible for the unlimited calling plan. However, the unlimited call plans offered at an extra $20 apply only to voice calls, Coe told MacNewsWorld.
Interesting.....yet another awesome ploy to make more money.