AzulStar solves the wireless mystery for apartment complexes | Business
By Brian Edwards | MiBiz
GRAND RAPIDS — It seems a mystery: When you stay in a hotel, you can get high-speed wireless Internet in your room for the length of your stay. But move into an apartment or condo building, and you’ll likely need a modem, Ethernet cables and a one-year agreement with a phone or cable company.
Grand Haven’s Tyler van Houwelingen has solved that mystery for a West Michigan owner of several large multi-unit residential properties, including The Loft in downtown Grand Rapids. Together, they’ve started offering a connectivity service at The Loft that works just like the Wi-Fi at many high-end hotels, where they charge you for service rather than give it away.
When you log onto The Loft’s network, a screen pops up and offers...