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All Systems Integration Now a Channel Partner

September 24, 2010

All Systems Integration, Inc. became a channel partner for netBlazr to promote netBlazr’s broadband internet service to their business clients. All Systems Integration helps companies optimize their IT resources. The company is located at 400 W Cunnings Park in Woburn, MA.

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First Customer joins newly launched netBlazr network

September 24, 2010

netBlazr is now delivering bandwidth to the mesh network at the Tent City apartment complex on Dartmouth street in the Back Bay. Before netBlazr the entire Tent City mesh network shared one DSL connection, now the bandwidth available at Tent City has jumped from 2.5 Mbps download (<1Mbps upload) to 12-14 Mbps in both directions!

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netBlazr turns on network in Boston’s Back Bay

September 13, 2010

netBlazr activated it’s innovative wireless network in the Back Bay of Boston, Massachusetts. netBlazr has four radios transmitting up to 90 Mbps each from our first head end in the John Hancock Tower. These radios can reach anyone within 1 km and line of sight visibility of the building.

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Brough Turner in the news talking about the launch of netBlazr

September 10, 2010

Brough was interviewed at a technology conference in Falmouth, MA on Sept 10, 2010: http://www.hyperorg.com/blogger/2010/09/13/brough-turners-end-run-to-free-net-access/

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Cogent Communications selected as partner

August 18, 2010

netBlazr signs contract with Cogent Communications to provide optical internet service throughout Boston. netBlazr is co-located in Cogent’s Data Center in Somerville, MA and will establish multiple layer 2 circuits to buildings that will function as head ends for netBlazr service. The first head end will be located in the Hancock Tower in Boston’s Back…

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netBlazr is Incorporated

August 16, 2010

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts recognizes netBlazr Inc as a legal corporation.

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netBlazr signs MOU with host company in the Hancock Tower

August 10, 2010

netBlazr executes an MOU with a company in the John Hancock Tower of Boston. This agreement permits netBlazr to locate networking equipment in the companies IT closet and place four radios in separate windows of the office to transmit netBlazr internet service throughout the Back Bay of Boston.

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netBlazr chosen as 2010 MassChallenge finalist

July 22, 2010

Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory Bialecki joined MassChallenge founders and sponsors to announce the 110 finalists in the world’s largest global startup competition. The competition was designed to accelerate the development and success of high-growth, high-impact new businesses, while stimulating job creation across the Commonwealth and beyond. These finalists now enter the…

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BigBroadband.Net formed to make the “wireless end run” a reality

May 3, 2010

Brough Turner, Jason Orgill, and Jim Hanley form BigBroadband.Net to investigate the “wireless end run” for broadband service a reality.

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Another Co-founder Embraces the Vision

February 26, 2010

Brough Turner and Jim Hanley meet at the MassTLC “Mobile World Congress Roundtable” session in Waltham and talk about Brough’s vision for making a “wireless end run” on incumbent broadband providers.

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