RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Patrick Leary
Quite a story Allen. I am aware of some minor parts of the MobilePRO saga. Bruce Sanquinetti was the former president of the U.S. subsidiary of BreezeCOM. He left BreezeCOM the same week I joined in August of 1999. He was a pretty mercurial guy from what I gathered by those that had worked with

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Patrick Leary
, September 13, 2007 8:21 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post) Quite a story Allen. I am aware of some minor parts of the MobilePRO saga. Bruce Sanquinetti was the former president of the U.S. subsidiary of BreezeCOM. He left BreezeCOM the same week I joined

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Brad Belton
Hello Allen, Thanks for taking the time to touch on some of your experiences with MobilePro. As you know my interest is because Jack Beech is my brother, Jack Belton, brother-in-law. Jack Beech and his ISP NationWide Internet was instrumental in our early creation of BelWave. Primarily we had

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Allen Marsalis
Patrick, thanks for the follow up. True, I am very fortunate and lucky indeed. I did not loose any money with my shares and not all the ISP's can say that. Some were only able to sell MOBL after it fell into the teens or lower. I still have a beautiful wife and two healthy/smart kids. And

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 10:21 AM 9/13/2007, Patrick Leary wrote: Anyway, after BreezeCOM Bruce went on looking for the Next Big Thing, first trying to lead the old Wave Wireless out of Sarasota, FL. That did not go so well and he went on to start-up a new chip company. That went south and the next I heard was that

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 11:03 AM 9/13/2007, Brad Belton wrote: Thanks for taking the time to touch on some of your experiences with MobilePro. As you know my interest is because Jack Beech is my brother, Jack Belton, brother-in-law. Am I reading this right? Jack Beech is your brother? Your last name is Belton

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Brad Belton
, September 13, 2007 12:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post) At 11:03 AM 9/13/2007, Brad Belton wrote: Thanks for taking the time to touch on some of your experiences with MobilePro. As you know my interest is because Jack Beech is my brother, Jack

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Jeff Broadwick
] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post) At 11:03 AM 9/13/2007, Brad Belton wrote: Thanks for taking the time to touch on some of your experiences with MobilePro. As you know my interest is because Jack Beech is my brother, Jack Belton, brother-in-law. Am I reading this right? Jack Beech is your

Re: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Steve Stroh
Allen: No corrections - you got it right about Sprint's fixed MMDS customers, using Hybrid Networks gear (is the vendor that took over for HN still around?) called Sprint Broadband Direct. As far as I know, they're still out there, though their numbers are way, way down as Sprint (or their

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 01:04 PM 9/13/2007, Brad Belton wrote: Sorry for the confusion. No Jack Beech is my brother's (Jack Belton) brother-in-law. Ah, yeah now I remember you telling me that years ago. I do appreciate you refreshing my memory. Jack Beech was somehow friends of the CEO (Jay Wright) and after

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Joel White
[EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 15:27:21 -0500 Subject: RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post) At 01:04 PM 9/13/2007, Brad Belton wrote: Sorry for the confusion. No Jack Beech is my brother's (Jack Belton) brother-in-law. Ah, yeah now I

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 10:21 AM 9/13/2007, Patrick Leary wrote: Your tale is certainly a cautionary one. My advice to WISPs is that if you are trying to exit via a sale of the company you built with your blood, sweat, tears and personal dollars ONLY sell for cash. Here is an additional cautionary thought FWIW.

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Brad Belton
] On Behalf Of Joel White Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 3:31 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post) Jack was also a consultant for Kite and was tasked with solving the CPE problem of the no CPE needed Muni-Wifi deployments. Joel NexGenAccess Inc

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Joel White
://www.nexgenaccess.com -- Original Message --- From: Brad Belton [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 15:38:01 -0500 Subject: RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post) Yes, I remember Jack always speaking very highly of Jay

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 10:28 AM 9/13/2007, Patrick Leary wrote: ...And by the way Allen, whatever the route you took to get back, I am just glad you are. As I said before, you were missed. You were, are, and always will be one of the good guys. One day many of us should hit the porch with some scotch, a good

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 03:30 PM 9/13/2007, Joel White wrote: Jack was also a consultant for Kite and was tasked with solving the CPE problem of the no CPE needed Muni-Wifi deployments. LMAO, now Joel, out of respect for Brad I will not comment further on Beech on these boards. Brad drove out of his way to loan

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 03:38 PM 9/13/2007, Brad Belton wrote: Yes, I remember Jack always speaking very highly of Jay Wright. I never met Jay, but I hear he can sell ice to an Eskimo...a real slick Willy if you know what I mean. Did you have much contact with Jack or Jay? I negotiated the sale of my company

RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post)

2007-09-13 Thread Brad Belton
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Allen Marsalis Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 10:27 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] The MOBL Sage (Warning: Long Post) At 03:30 PM 9/13/2007, Joel White wrote: Jack was also a consultant for Kite