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Giving birth to a Rack with a View

Reposted from George K’s blog: http://gkontopidis.com/blog/2012/giving-birth-to-a-rack-with-a-view/ After months of negotiations, Jim managed to lease space at the 61st floor of the John Hancock’s tower to install netBlazr’s antennas. While Brough was enjoying sunny Florida, George was driving to You-do-it Electronics to buy the missing screws to make “the rack”; and finally she was born: Dec 30th, […]

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netBlazr wins MITX Best Bootstrapped Start-Up Award

netBlazr’s cooperative broadband network was highlighted last night, as it won the Best Bootstrapped Start-up Award from the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) Innovation Awards. More than 500 professionals attended the ceremony held at the Westin Waterfront in South Boston. Besting hundreds of nominees, netBlazr was chosen for its “freemium” business model that delivers

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Level 3 – Global Crossing likely bad for consumers

If Level 3 buys Global Crossing, it will significantly reduce competition in the North American Internet backbone. Today, we have a duopoly in fixed access, an ever tightening oligopoly in mobile Internet access, and a near monopoly in “middle mile” connectivity, but we still have real competition in most of the Internet backbone. This merger

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