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From: "Dan" <>
Subject: Re: INTERNET TO COST MORE
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 1998 18:58:46 -0800
On Webtv you have a telephone connection.
This is just like hooking up your computer, for
internet service. You plug in the electrical cord,
plug in a phone line to the back of the terminal,
and then to your phone jack.
Basically what the webtv unit consists of is a
modem. You have full access to the web, just like
from a computer.
Webtv has an online site where they tell you all
about their products. They also compare the two
models, webtv classic & webtv plus.
This is their web address :
> From: TLN <>
> Subject: RE: INTERNET TO COST MORE
> Date: Saturday, November 07, 1998 6:51 AM
> Go to a cable modem. NO TELEPHONE required.
> There is no need for a telephone line to connect to the Internet.
> moves to and
> from the Internet over Armstrong Cable Services' new cable network.
> 20 times fast than dialup telephone access.
> Have your own ip address.
> Stay connect 24 hours a day, never a full mail box.
> It's available in my area and soon, if not now, in yours.
> See http://www.zbzoom.net/zoom.htm
> Tom Nagy
> On Saturday, November 07, 1998 10:59 AM, Al Byrd
> > Morning folks ! I,m a list owner so I thought I would pass this
> > information on to fellow owners: It was on CNN this morning that the
> > FEDERAL COMMUNICATION is going to try and pass a law that all net users
> > will pay for the time they use the telephone, (NO MORE LOCAL CALLS) can
> > imagine what the costs will be ?
> > A call to your Congressman can nip this before it gains strength, it
> > appears they want to balance the budget on internet users. If
> > could give us some advice on how to go about notifying our subscribers,
> > if we should, will be appreciated.
> > Al
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