Tag Archives: Broadband Internet access

VoIP for Dial-up?

By | November 4, 2005

How well does Voice over Internet work for folks who rely on dial-up? I’ve not had much luck with Skype — it comes across as crackly, jerky and fenerky (I made up the last word.) A company called NetZero is now offering a VoIP service it says works well for dial-up users: “We believe consumers should not have to… Read More »

Wifi For The (Dialup) Masses

By | September 24, 2004

You’d think that dial-up Internet access is not the stuff of sexy business models. Not so. Always On Wireless is about to launch the Always On WiFlyer, an 802.11b-based wireless hub that connects to a phone line and works with all the major dial-up ISPs. It is being touted as Wifi For The Masses, a term I thought… Read More »

BT Brings Broadband To ‘Remote’ Milton Keynes

By | April 22, 2004

I couldn’t help passing this one on, though I don’t mean to mock either Milton Keynes, a charming artificial town in England, or Online Journalism, a very worthy project of the USC Annenberg Online Journalism Review. Online Journalism today picks up a piece from the BBC about how British Telecom is trying to extend broadband connections across the… Read More »