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From: TLN <>
Subject: RE: INTERNET TO COST MORE
Date: Sun, 8 Nov 1998 10:36:40 -0500
A cable modem does not use a phone line. AND it has nothing
to do with WEB TV.
On Saturday, November 07, 1998 9:59 PM, Dan [SMTP:] wrote:
> 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 <>
> > To:
> > 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
> > wrote:
> > > 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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