Backup Dial-up Internet Access

Discussion in 'Networking and Security' started by chinook, Jan 27, 2004.

  1. I'm about to get a good old 56k modem for my PC. I'm looking for a free dial-up internet access just in case my cable modem connection goes down. I'll use it to check my stops and possibly close positions.

    NetZero offers free 10 hour/month internet access.

    Has anyone tried their free offer?


  2. nitro



    I use them when traveling, and it works fine.

  3. Arnie


    I use the Net Zero High Speed as a backup. Its $14.95/month ($180 a year) which is not a great deal when you really need it. Does appear to be faster.
  4. Thanks guys. I'll get my modem this week. I'll try NetZero this weekend.

  5. Guys if you're in the Seattle or New England area is the way to go. In fact with long distance charges so low and unlimited ld rates becoming the norm this would be the best option. There are no banners and they're very fast.
  6. Luto


    Personally I would be hesistant to do a free ISP when I have to download something instead of using the standard dialer.

    As it turns out, a lot of services use the same backbone but just charge for access. ie. same physical route and number but different lease.

    You could try

  7. that looks like an awesome bare bones service, exactly what i want. thanks man
  8. gnome


    Try these...

    1. Access4Less is $5.95/mo, "unlimited" (400hrs)

    2. Access4Free is $4.95 setup, 10 hrs free per month, $1/hr over 10 hrs up to a maximum monthly billing of $10.

    I've had both for 18 months and they are OK.