Dawn of Innovation

World’s first free, secured encrypted wireless service deployed in Evergreen

December 15, 2006

AeON Wireless, Inc. selects MegaByte Pizza for inaugural commercial wireless venue

By Bill Bellou
Times Publisher

MegaByte Pizza restaurant has deployed the world’s first fully operational secure encrypted wireless network for use by its customers at no charge.

Shaking hands, Ken Connors, managing general partner of the Canyon Creek Shopping Center and co-owner of Megabyte Pizza, and Dash Chang, founder and president of AeON Wireless Inc., celebrate the world’s first secure wireless installation at MegaByte Pizza in Silver Creek. Also pictured are (left to right) Ed Abelite, co-owner of MegaByte Pizza and the Canyon Creek Shopping Center, William Bellou, CEO/Publisher, Times Media, Inc., and Rocco Santoro, Advisory Board Member, AeON.

The restaurant was selected as the inaugural site for the AeON Wireless, Inc. installation because of general manager Aldo Montufar’s commitment to innovation and Megabyte’s high tech ambiance, which is very popular with the Evergreen community. 

Located in Silver Creek at the Canyon Creek Shopping Center in San Jose, the patent-pending encryption technology service began this month at Megabyte Pizza and is expected to expand to all areas of the center next year. Additional secure, encrypted wireless sites are expected to be announced throughout Silicon Valley starting in January 2007.  

“Our shopping center serves a technically upscale community. Our new wireless service gives our community a comfortable atmosphere in which to work, meet, or relax – any time of the day,” said Ken Connors, President of CRW Development and co-and Managing General Partner of the Canyon Creek Center and Megabyte Pizza, along with Evergreen resident Ed Abelite. ...