Archive for April, 2008

Green Certification for

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

At the Sonoma County Board of Supervisor's meeting this last Tuesday, received certification under the Sonoma Green Business Program. Of course,'s business processes and facilities utilize best common practices. This means recycling, minimized use of paper, low flow fixtures, etc. But, our big green effort is a massive update ...

Best of the North Bay Award

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

We have been very happy to be repeatedly recognized as Sonoma's "Best ISP" by The Bohemian. We were described as "Sympathetic and serene". The BoHo wrote "They're my ISP too, and I must confess to a deep and rigorous love." Great to hear! They went on ...

Other uses for wireless equipment: Bee swarm capture

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

I've got a few hobbies which are not related to the Internet business. One of them is beekeeping, and I had a lot of fun taking care of my two hives last year. The bees are so dedicated and interesting to watch, and the honey is great. Like many ... moves into fast lane

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Photo: Scott Manchester / PD There's an article in the Press Democrat today about's expansion as a telecommunications and access provider. This is a project we've been working on for over two years now, and Santa Rosa is just the first of many areas where service will be available. Businesses ...

Wi-Fi posts growth, and helps you dodge a ticket

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Wi-Fi embedded moduleThe Wi-Fi Alliance has published 2007's Wi-Fi chipset shipment numbers. The total for 2007 is 300,000,000 Wi-Fi chips. That's a lot of gear. But, the stunning part is the growth: 41% over 2006. Meanwhile, there are new uses for Wi-Fi. Skyhook is now offering location ...