Need internet in my apartment....

Hey everyone, so I'm living in an apartment on my fathers property and using the wifi from his router out there. But the internet is so poor I usually lose the signal, since it has to go through walls and a bunch of trees. My question is can I use the phone jacks in the wall to set up a second router or something to increase it. Or what is the best way to increase the power and strength. What do I need and how do I do it. My fathers router is under verizon vios. I plan on getting and xbox 360 with live capability and need good internet for that. Thanks :)
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  1. what do you mean by walls? 2, 3, 4, ....

    what type of walls? drywall, wood, brick. concrete

    what is the distance between the buildings?

    is there a window in the room with the computer facing the building with the router?
  2. Get two directional antennas, one on the router, one for your network card (will need to get one with a removable antenna for that). http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/?model=TL-ANT2406A

    TP-LINK products are pretty good and not pricy.
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