Archive for December, 2010

Sonic.net Selected by Google to Operate Stanford Fiber Network

Monday, December 13th, 2010

SANTA ROSA, CA - December 13th, 2010 Sonic.net today announced it has been selected to operate and support the trial fiber-to-the-home network Google is building at Stanford University. This experimental project will test new fiber construction and operation methods, while delivering full gigabit speeds to approximately 850 ...

Fusion Now Includes Voicemail

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The team at Sonic.net is working hard to add more features to Fusion Broadband + Phone. Our next big service launch is voicemail for Fusion customers. Our default configuration leaves voicemail off, because you may have an on-site answering system and we don't want to cause unexpected changes. To turn on ...

Fusion Broadband + Phone Price Drops Again

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

We just dropped the price of our Fusion Broadband + Phone service for residential customers! Previously $50.00, Fusion Broadband + Phone is now priced at just $39.95! This is an unbeatable deal for Broadband at up to 20Mbps plus land line voice with unlimited nationwide calling. If you're not already a ...

Review: Boxee is the power tool

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

In my reviews of OTT solutions, I would be remiss if I didn't write about the much anticipated Boxee Box. Boxee has been available as free software for a laptop or home theater PC for quite some time, but I've avoided it because I prefer a small box, a turnkey appliance. ...

Review: Roku is the perfect streamer

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Continuing my reviews of "over the top" (OTT) solutions, the Roku deserves a special place in the list of options. Roku started out with music streaming devices, then moved on to video a couple years ago. Their equipment and software is mature and feature rich, showing the polish of consistent updates. ...

Review: Sezmi delivers OTA plus OTT

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Customers are doing more than ever with their fast Sonic.net Fusion service, with video being a primary application. I've written previously about OTT, or "over the top", which is the delivery of video entertainment via, or over the top of, an Internet connection.  More and more consumers and adding over the ...