Posts Tagged ‘boston alternate broadband’

Brough Turner’s keynote at 4G Wireless Evolution

Yesterday, Brough gave a keynote address at the 4G Wireless Evolution conference titled “Wi-Fi: The Real 4G” and used his 45 minutes to hit several points. Finally, Brough closed with two slides on netBlazr. Here’s the deck: http://www.slideshare.net/Brough/wifi-is-the-new-4g

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netBlazr one of “Five to Follow: Startup Watch” by MassHighTech

MassHighTech, the voice of New England Innovation, listed netBlazr as one of the top five startup companies you should follow. We will be published in the Oct 5th edition of Startup Watch: http://www.masshightech.com/stories/2010/09/27/daily21-Startup-Watch-Five-you-should-follow.html

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First Customer joins newly launched netBlazr network

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

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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Cogent Communications selected as partner

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 signs MOU with host company in the Hancock Tower

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

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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