[SATLUG] Low-cost Internet Access
cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com
Tue Sep 9 17:10:14 CDT 2008
Not sure about the trouble-free part, not even sure if trouble free is a
feature available on dial-up, but Google is your friend.
Here is one that looks like it could be promising:
I would do all I could to avoid AOL unless you want to cram advertising
down these people's throats constantly. And last I knew, AOL was not
available for Linux.
Arthur Hall wrote:
> Our church is sponsoring some refugee families. Among other things, they could use computers to give them Internet access and practice at seeing and interpreting English. I have two older PCs ready to give them; one has Ubuntu 8.04 installed and the other has Windows 98. (Ubuntu continued to hang up in installation, so I left the old OS in.)
> The question is this: What is the least expensive way for them to get Internet access? They have phone lines, so a dial-up connection could be available. AOL wants $9.99 or $11.99 per month, depending on how much customer service is available, for an Internet connection. Is there a dependable, relatively trouble-free, less expensive way to go? Thanks in advance for the help.
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