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June 7th, 2005, 05:40 PM
I read recently that a backwoods area of Louisiana got regular telephone service installed.

Make me wonder:

1. What are the economical ways to access email and/or www from the boondocks? (e.g. ham radio, fido net ?)

2. Is the advertising "business model" based mainly on the use of broadband ISP subscriptions?

David H.

Perhaps you can already see that I am uncomforable with broadband access, even tho' I'm using it at this very moment.

Judy G. Russell
June 7th, 2005, 05:42 PM
May I ask why you're uncomfortable with broadband? Frankly, I couldn't live without it any more.

June 12th, 2005, 08:21 AM
May I ask why you're uncomfortable with broadband?

Not with the speed per se, but with the cost.

David H.

Judy G. Russell
June 12th, 2005, 09:15 AM
That I certainly understand, but the one thing I have learned at my advancing age is that my time is worth a LOT of money.