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Old 05-01-02, 10:16 PM
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Cheapest Internet Connection

Just looking for input on opinions about what is the cheapest internet connection, i.e. DSL, digital, which companies etc.
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Old 05-02-02, 12:06 AM
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NetZero/Juno is probably the cheapest if you want a monthly plan. If you don't plan on using the 'net much, there's pre-paid plans which i'm currently looking into for my grandparents. If anyone has pre-paid suggestions, I'd love to hear them.
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Old 05-02-02, 03:34 PM
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Modem would be the cheapest, of course. Look in your yellow pages and call each company, ask what the base plan is.

I pay something like $110 every 12 months or so, it works out to just over $9 / month. I am always connected at something like 49 kbs.
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Old 05-02-02, 03:38 PM
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Step 1) Go to your nearest Walmart/Circuit City/Bestbuy/Radio Shack.
Step 2) Pick up 1000 AOL CDs.
Step 3) Enjoy free dialup for life.
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Old 05-02-02, 05:01 PM
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Bluelight Internet is also really good. $8.95 a month. It does have a taskbar (about the height of the Windows taskbar) that sits on top of the Windows taskbar. They have numbers nationwide. Great service too.
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Originally posted by huzefa
Step 1) Go to your nearest Walmart/Circuit City/Bestbuy/Radio Shack.
Step 2) Pick up 1000 AOL CDs.
Step 3) Enjoy free dialup for life.
yeah, but isn't it limited one per person?
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Old 05-02-02, 09:05 PM
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yeah, but isn't it limited one per person?
Yes, as far as I know, it is. I'm sure there are ways around this, though. But morally, 1 per person is it.
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Old 05-02-02, 11:41 PM
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comparing broadband to dial-up is apples to oranges. i spend $41.95/month for earthlink high speed cable and i see it as way more than twice what i was getting from 56k dial-up at half that price years ago.
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Old 05-03-02, 12:31 AM
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Originally posted by broadwayblue
comparing broadband to dial-up is apples to oranges. i spend $41.95/month for earthlink high speed cable and i see it as way more than twice what i was getting from 56k dial-up at half that price years ago.
You wanna compare apples and oranges? There's a thread for that:

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=204223

But yeah, I totally agree about broadband. I move a lot, and the first thing check when looking at new apartment is whether they have broadband Internet. I don't need telephone, I don't need cable TV; I need broadband Internet.
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Originally posted by namja

You wanna compare apples and oranges? There's a thread for that:

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=204223

But yeah, I totally agree about broadband. I move a lot, and the first thing check when looking at new apartment is whether they have broadband Internet. I don't need telephone, I don't need cable TV; I need broadband Internet.
damn...i'm gonna have to find a place soon when i do move, broadband will be an important factor. of course, no broadband means i post less, which would be good for Geoff.
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