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cranlsn
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Since: 18.3.02
From: Sussex, WI

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I'm looking at dial-up services for my mother-in-law. They don't use the 'net for much, so even the extra $10/month for DSL isn't really worth it for them.

Most of the services I found are around the $9.95/month ballpark.

My question is this: Most of them offer "accelerated" service for a few dollars more.

Am I wrong, or is this just the pre-cacheing software accelerators that you can download for free anywhere? If so, I can set that up for them right?

Or do the ISP's have some proprietary software that works better?

I haven't been on dial-up in years, so I'm not sure what the "standard" is at this point.

I appreciate any help in advance.

Thanks.
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Since: 11.2.05
From: miramichi, NB, canada

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Working for an ISP in Atlantic canada, the Accelerator we use is a Proxy that degrades images to make them smaller to download getting faster download speeds. Not bad if it's free


only our's is an extra 5.95 a month





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