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U-NET Limited

A dial-up Internet access provider based in Warrington, UK. Speeds 4800 - 28.8kbps. The currently support Microsoft Windows and RISC OS users. For 12 pounds to join and 12 pounds per month or 100 pounds per year you get a full SLIP account with a pernament IP address and POP3 electronic mail account. Membership includes a disk with Mosaic, Eudora, Trumpet2, Newsreader, FTP and Telnet and full Internet access. Users can choose their own user name and hostname. Allows some extra services such as more than one POP3 account per access account. User name is significant so that a company can have accounts with the same hostname (i.e. their company name) but the mail going to diffent machines. Mail in users POP3 account is accessible from anywhere not just via the dial-up connection. On your next business trip you can still check your e-mail (provided you can get onto the Internet).

http://www.u-net.com/.

E-mail: <hi@u-net.com>.

(1994-11-18)

 


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