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the Cost of Dial Up Internet Access

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 20
Apr 2008
Helenwood, TN
Disappointed with speed and usability  more... close row
$ 11
Jan 2007
St. Louis, Missouri
56K dial up connection is easy to use  more... close row
$ 10
Sep 2006
Montgomery, AL
High quality dial up internet  more... close row
$ 22
Apr 2008
Wv
Long time dial up user  more... close row
$ 26
Jan 2008
Dalhart, TX
Dialup with significant slow downs  more... close row

Description of service

The 26 dollars included monthly internet access, internet email or email client. This was a monthly service fee and provided a very limited amount of technical support from the local providers.


Review of Service

Over all the service was one of the worst experiences that I have ever experienced, when dealing with an ISP.. They were able to provide me with an email address, an estimated install date (for dial-up?), and very limited amount of technical assistance. The service was alright after the initial headache and wait, but it still slows down on a regular basis - such as between the hours of 5 am and 8 am, 11 am and 1 pm and finally between 7 pm and 11 pm. Pretty much the hours which has the internet usage times maxed out. A national provider would maybe have been a better fit, but it would have taken a long distance call to connect for email. I had to sign for a year at the rate to get an account.


Tips

Make sure that you have talked about and thought about all available options in your area before committing to a particular provider, find out if supporting a local company is worth the headache of trying to get service from a much smaller company.


$ 24
Aug 2007
Acton, Maine
Reasonable internet access  more... close row
$ 0
Apr 2008
Seattle, WA
Free unlimited 56k dial-up service  more... close row
$ 22
Sep 2007
Iowa
Dial up internet was the only thing available  more... close row
$ 13
Mar 2008
lake isabella, california
Reliable and easy dialup internet  more... close row
$ 20
Mar 2008
Sparta, NC
Dial up internet service  more... close row