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Wireless ISP NetBlazr targeting high-end apartments, expansion to Rhode Island

Not surprisingly for a guy named David, Carbonite co-founder David Friend says he likes the “David and Goliath story” of his latest investment, the wireless ISP NetBlazr.

With just a dozen employees, the Allston-based startup is taking on entrenched Internet Service Providers like Comcast, Verizon, and RCN. “Give somebody a decent alternative, and it’s not hard to pry them away,” says Friend, who is an investor and board member at NetBlazr. He’s also a customer, he adds, having replaced Comcast with NetBlazr at his Commonwealth Avenue residence in Back Bay.

 

Read the full article by Scott Kirsner in BetaBoston’s Innovation Economy here.