Starry Internet, which announced its service in early 2016, aims to take on industry giants with promises of efficient set up and faster connectivity

Internet, like cable, is landlocked for millions of customers. Residents often have little choice in their service providers, as only a handful of selected providers service particular areas. However, the future of internet access, even high-speed connection, is undoubtedly wireless. Starry Internet, a startup that announced its wireless broadband intentions in early 2016, finally launched a pilot program of its purported hassle-free internet service in various Boston neighborhoods.

Wireless internet service isn’t a completely nascent field, as ISP giants continue to express desire to enter those realms, yet Starry is the first to initiate. The company states that it is able to roll out the system more efficiently thanks to its reliance on existing airwaves, not cables.

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