Step inside any Starbucks in Boston and you’ll be witness to many locals ‘working’ away on their laptops, sometimes making it hard to get a seat. Free Wi-Fi was once considered to be an integral part of coffee shops, as important as tables or napkins. Now step into Francesca’s Cafe, or The Buttery Cafe in Boston’s South End and you will notice the absence of the freelance workers. These shops do not offer Wi-Fi and have no plans to do so. The struggle grows between offering Wi-Fi to those who wish to grab a cup of joe and do some work,
netBlazr is working with Property Managers across Boston to connect multi-tenant residential and business buildings. These partnerships have created additional value for building owners by adding affordable, super-fast broadband connections. netBlazr has invested additional equipment at each location to provide redundancy for the building's connection, while adding additional access points for the netBlazr broadband network. Installation has been quick and easy - and comes at zero cost to the building owners. As many people begin to "cut-the-cable", having an alternative broadband provider is essential. Setup is easy, contact us today to get started! Click here for a brochure you
According to a recent report, many IT departments are blocking their employees from streaming the NCAA tournament. Employee productivity discussions aside, close to two million people will stream the tournament this year. On limited connections this can cripple a company's network. High-speed pipelines such as netBlazr help reduce the impact, allowing employees on break to stream in HD, while the CFO updates spreadsheets on the cloud - or whatever CFOs do. Check out Why Your IT Department Hates March Madness See what netBlazr can do for your broadband pipeline.
In one word: None. If your netBlazr service is affected by a weather pattern, you should seek shelter immediately. The only way weather is going to affect your service is it a tornado blows the antenna off the roof. Rain: 5 gigahertz signal used by netBlazr will not be affected by less than a full scale Tropical Downpour. It probably rains for less than one minute a year in Boston with anything even approaching this intensity. Fog: You and I may have a hard time seeing through fog, but the actual density of the water vapor and droplets in the air is much
Great interview on RadioBoston with Susan Crawford who discusses how a handful of American cable companies have a stranglehold on high-speed internet service. That monopoly leads to slower speeds, higher prices, and less competition. http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/01/29/broadband This discussion is one of the many reasons why netBlazr came into existence. In our own way, we are making a stand against Comcast who is practically colluding with Verizon to divvy up the market as monopolists and charge every more for their services. Comcast is averaging $150/mo from their customers and increase prices about 4% every year. It doesn't need to be
With Valentines Day right around the corner here are some great places to visit online. You can find a date, video chat, send gifts, book reservations and pursue marriage counseling all from your computer! Check out some of our top picks. Find a Date Match.com Our mission is simple: to help singles find the kind of relationship they're looking for. And we think we're pretty good at it. Every month, we hear from hundreds of success couples from all over the world—sharing love stories, sending invitations to weddings and announcing the
Our network survived the recent blizzard without mishap, but it took some effort to keep our operations and R&D center accessible!
netBlazr utilizes a small dish antenna mounted on the roof to connect to our high-speed network. It is important to receive a building’s owner or manager’s permission before doing-so. We are happy to reach out for you, but have found it is better coming from the tenant themselves. Here are some Dos and Don’ts of asking your manager for permission. DO Explain our service and ask politely Offer to walk his/her dog Supply him/her with our contact info Send flowers with a note Describe why you would like our service Write a letter sprayed with lovely perfume Follow up again