Posts Tagged ‘broadband’

The FCC Voted to End Net Neutrality, But the Fight’s Not Over Yet

On December 14, 2017, the FCC voted 3-2 to end net neutrality and dismantle critical regulations that protect equal access to the internet. (Note: FCC commissioners Clyburn and Rosenworcel voted to keep net neutrality.) netBlazr has always been a vocal advocate for net neutrality and we are committed to this position, now, more than ever.…

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Judge rules in favor of consumers in Boston

I was please to read last month that a Boston judge refused to shut down TV streaming service Aereo, saying the service is like a remote DVR, not a public transmission.  Furthermore the judge felt any real harm to broadcasters would take years to manifest.  This is a great win for consumers and for people…

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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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RadioBoston: Low-Speed, High-Priced Broadband

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…

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Copyright Alert System – sounds pretty sinister!

The system was created by the Center for Copyright Information, which was formed in September 2011 by the Motion Picture Association of American and MPAA members, Recording Industry Association of America and RIAA members, AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Verizon Communications.  Well now that’s an innovative bunch who are always looking out for…

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More radio spectrum becoming available for innovators like netBlazr…

It was great to read that the FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced plans to open up almost 200 megahertz of unlicensed radio spectrum in the 5 GHz bands.  This will increase by almost 1/3 the amount of spectrum that netBlazr has available to provide service to our growing base of customers in Boston’s Back Bay, South End, Beacon Hill,…

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Letter to Massachusetts Congressmen about wireless spectrum and internet policy

Dear Congressmen Capuano and Markey: Congratulations on your recent re-election to the United States Congress. As a small business owner living and operating in your district, I look forward to working with you on issues that will benefit your constituents. My company, netBlazr, provides fixed wireless broadband services to residences and businesses in and around…

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How to Weigh the Pros and Cons of Cutting the Cord

Is cutting the cord with cable a wise choice for you? Apartment Therapy tackles the topic with first hand advise, tips, and suggestions. “Dropping ESPN may afford you tickets to go see the game live a time or two instead. ” Check out the article here: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/cut-the-cable-bill-tonight-we-help-you-decide-if-you-can-do-it-174709  

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Comcast Price Hike Once Again

netBlazr celebrates 2013 by thanking our many loyal customers. Comcast celebrates by increasing their own bottom line. Karl Bode at Broadband reports is helping to expose the games, tricks, and schemes the big-guys like Comcast are playing. Check out his article on the most recent price increase happening at Comcast. http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Comcast-Informing-Broadband-Users-of-Price-Hikes-122578    

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