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5M/1M = $18 Zhonka + $38/mo Qwest fees
5M/1M 'Standalone' = $18 Zhonka + $43/mo Qwest fees
1.5M/1M = $15 Zhonka + $28 Qwest fees
1.5M/1M 'Standalone' = $15 Zhonka + $33 Qwest fees
256/256Kbps = $15 Zhonka + $15 Qwest fees
Zhonka's free Wi-Fi "Surfbreaks!™"
New locations powered by Zhonka DSL in Olympia
400 Cooper Pt.
Rd., NW, #22, Olympia, WA 360-352-3676
sandwich and espresso shop is ideally
situated on Olympia's
Westside. Featuring over 20 varieties of bagels baked fresh
with sandwiches, wraps, subs, espresso, smoothies and over a
of cream cheese and spreads.
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NEW! Zhonka Blog
Zhonka Broadband in the
Cup - the Voice of
the Speciality Beverage Industry, February 2006
Wi-fi? - Pros and cons of a wireless cafe"
Dave Olson, minister of marketing at Zhonka, in Olympia, Wash, sell DSL
Internet connections to a variety of companies (mostly cafes) in
Olympia and throughout the Pacific Northwest. Cafe managers then turn
around and offer wireless Internet to their coffee and tea sipping
customers at no cost. "For us, it's a good marketing ploy," he says.
"It promotes us in the community and puts out a lot of marketing
goodwill. A year or so ago, it was mostly pay-per-use. Now people are
drifting more toward doing the free thing." (note: not Dave Olson
More excerpts on
Wireless Net links spread - Libraries join
By Katherine Tam - The Olympian 12/16/05
Free wireless access began popping up downtown about three years ago,
when Dave Olson and Jacob Stewart launched Zhonka Broadband. They were
looking to join with cafes to provide free Internet access. They
started out by asking merchants they knew. “People
said ‘What are you talking about? Who's going to use it? This
is nuts,' ” Olson said. “But they said
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Private sector offers unique challenges
Business Forecast - The Olympian 03/20/05
"As an Internet service provider, our main product is a utility, and as
such, we think people are always going to need access," Zhonka's Dave
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Zhonka Hosts Leadership Training Group
- posted Nov. 28, 2005
This November, Zhonka hosted a group of
participants from "LEAD," a charitable program of the Thurston County
Chamber Foundation aimed at building community networks and leadership
skills for up-and-coming leaders from both public and private sectors.
Users Better Protected With Two New Bills - Press Release
– May 18, 2005
Many misleading e-mails and malicious attachments are now illegal after
Governor Christine Gregoire signed two House bills designed to
eliminate "Spyware" and "Phishing."
Seattle and Olympia Named Most Connected Cities - Press Release 5/2/2005
Popular Science magazine’s recent list of in a list of Top
Hi-Tech Cities ranked Seattle and Olympia number one and two
respectively in the “Connected Citizenry” category.
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press releases on the Zhonka
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Note on Security, Viruses, etc. ...
Zhonka suggests preparing your computer against viruses which are often
delivered by e-mail attachments, specifcally .pif, .scr, and .zip,
files. Zhonka strongly recommends updating your operating system
software frequently plus using an up-to-date antivirus program as well
as tools to reduce "spyware" and "adware". See the Resources FAQs for a few
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Wireless - Run a wireless LAN
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Server co-location in Seattle or Olympia.
Check out Zhonka's free DSL-powered wireless Surfbreaks at select
cafes and public places.
April 13, 2006
Zhonka Broadband offers high performance Internet
access services featuring customer friendly policies and responsive
support. Founded and managed by experienced Internet pioneers from
OlyWa.net, we actively support the communities we serve with Free
Wireless "Surfbreaks" and donated access to select non-profit groups.