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Brough’s take on 100 years of monopoly phone service

Today is the 100th anniversary of the Kingsbury Commitment which effectively established AT&T, a.k.a. The Bell System, as a government sanctioned monopoly. It was on December 19, 1913 that AT&T agreed to an out-of-court settlement of a US Government’s anti-trust challenge. In return for the government agreeing not to pursue its case, AT&T agreed to sell its controlling …

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Downeast Cider House joins netBlazr

netBlazr introduced high-speed broadband service to the businesses of the Charlestown Maritime Center (CMC) at 200 Terminal Street along the Mystic River.  Downeast Cider worked with CMC management and netBlazr to improve their operations which were constrained by DSL and 4G aircards.  Better broadband is helping DownEast to expand their hard cider distribution throughout New …

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Lower Roxbury and Dudley Square get Better Broadband

netBlazr continued its expansion into Roxbury by adding a repeater in the Madison Park area.  Affordable broadband is now available to businesses and residents of the Lower Roxbury and Dudley Square neighborhoods.  This is an historically under-served community, so people are thrilled to have the netBlazr option available. netBlazr is providing free backhaul service to the Madison …

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1946 Washington Connects to netBlazr Broadband

  netBlazr has been helping underserved businesses by connecting them to true high-speed broadband since 2010. Recently netBlazr has connected the businesses at 1946 Washington Street in Roxbury, MA. This location is home to five local businesses that were previously limited to outdated, slow and costly DSL connections. Nearly all tenants have switched to the …

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netBlazr Partners with Property Managers Across Boston

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. …

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