Now You’re Surfing With Gas

I live with an energy attorney and drive a natural gas car, so new natural gas technology catches my attention. Recently, I came across Nethercomm, a San Diego-area start-up trying to develop what they call "Broadband in Gas (BiG)". The idea is similar to Broadband over Powerlines (BPL), but uses natural gas pipes instead — Broadband over Natural Gas (BoNG - it's a better acronym than BiG). The concept is interesting — a radio signal is sent inside the gas pipe, like a really … [Read more...]