Archive for July, 2012

Sonic.net Celebrates 18 Years

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Today is Sonic.net's 18th birthday. Founded by Dane Jasper and Scott Doty on July 26th of 1994, "Sonoma Interconnect" (SonIc) has grown beyond our local roots to be the top rated Internet access provider in the nation. (BroadbandReports, top US score, 4.53/5.00) Our team took some time today to celebrate eighteen ...

San Francisco Cabinets

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The San Francisco Business Times reports that a San Francisco judge has rejected a challenge to AT&T's planned cabinet deployment, which will soon deliver AT&T's U-verse broadband and television services. I've written in the past in support of the infrastructure necessary for broadband service delivery, and I am heartened by this ...

Improving California’s High Speed Infrastructure: Bullet Trains or Gigabits

Friday, July 6th, 2012

The state's leadership today approved the most expensive infrastructure project ever undertaken in California, a high-speed rail project that will connect San Francisco and Sacramento with Los Angeles. The cost: $68,000,000,000. Generally speaking, rail in the US is useless for public transportation, so I'm sure this will be a wonderful resource ...