Mountain View, CA – July 30th, 2010 – Etheric Networks, a leading provider of wireless internet services, today announced they have implemented Gigabit Ethernet on Mt Madonna, their tallest tower in the bay area.

Etheric Networks initially deployed the highest above ground autonomous broadband fixed wireless system known in the world (750′ above ground) in 2004. “Now, in 2010, we have Gigabit Ethernet-enabled the tower up to 740 feet, taking what we learned both good and bad maintaining this high altitude site”, said Alexander Hagen, CEO of Etheric Networks.

“Antenna’s continue to be mounted up to 720 feet for those looking at the tower for a line of sight determination. We are using industrial Gigabit Ethernet switches capable of withstanding operating temperatures up to 149 degrees Fahrenheit as well as more elegant fan systems with thermostat controllers. We are mounting these relay sites each 250′ up the tower to create a redundant backbone up and down the tower.”

Etheric Networks is proud to be a premier provider of High-Speed Broadband Internet for residential and business clients. Our areas of service include San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Fremont, Hayward, Sunnyvale, San Bruno, Daly City, Santa Clara, Woodside, Portola Valley, Los Altos, San Mateo, San Leandro, Livermore, Union City, Watsonville, Gilroy, Redwood City, Mountain View, Hollister and more.

About Etheric Networks

Etheric Networks is an Internet Service Provider dedicated to delivering fast, reliable and affordable connectivity while providing customers access to real bay area network engineers.

Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Etheric’s network spans the greater Bay Area, consisting of an FCC licensed fiber optic backbone and a network of broadband fixed wireless towers. One of the first ISPs to commercialize broadband fixed wireless Internet access, and continues to lead the way in making new access solutions available to the public. For more information about Etheric Networks, please visit

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