When you spend over a decade building a loyal customer base, you’ve got to do a little PR to allay their fears once you’ve been sold to a major corporation.
After its experiments in WiMax didn’t pan out, and in preparation for its sell to Best Buy, Speakeasy unloads its investments in the technology.
I don’t think I’d ever had so much fun on the job, we laughed daily and the overall vibe was sincere.
After more than a decade developing Speakeasy from nothing into something, Mike Apgar was ready for new challenges.
Founded in 1994, Speakeasy evolved into an Internet service provider primarily for residential customers. Two years ago, it started focusing on the business market and has increased the number of business users from 1,200 to 14,000.
Speakeasy departs Belltown for a new location overlooking the Seattle waterfront.
Speakeasy sets up its first hardware in order to test out delivering WiMax within the Seattle metro area.
Speakeasy was full of heart at all times. I have a million examples of this kind of corporate integrity and employee investment.
One warm spring day, we lost our Internet connectivity in the 3rd Ave building, and I just happened to have my BMX in the back of my truck.
Building on its success with residential Voice over IP services, Speakeasy launches a business-specific product designed for small to medium sized businesses.