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Greg Kushmerek said:
> Moreover, those $25/hr that I've heard of usually come with something
> like 20hours of use. After that, there are further costs for time.
The question still remains about whether there is a local provider, but
*my* local public-access provider, Netcom, charges $17.50/month for
unlimited access. This includes email, ftp, telnet, and every usenet
group in existence. Netcom was a West Coast thing, but they recently
opened in Dallas, so who knows where they will turn up next?! I highly
About modem costs--this isn't really relevant. I just looked at modems,
and you can buy a 14.4k modem for under $200, and prices are dropping