dialup


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dialup

A temporary, as opposed to dedicated, connection between machines established over a telephone line using modems.
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We find the WiFlyer product to be unique in its ability to wirelessly share a dialup connection and believe it represents multiple opportunities for development.
One solution is to give the user a box with an Ethernet interface and a slow network connection (a bit like the bad old days of dialup, having a 56K modem connection actually delivering 4K of traffic), this may be the preferred approach to residential broadband, however it is not acceptable to business, which require guaranteed symmetrical bandwidth.
AOL UK's recent decision to price all dialup calls at 1 pence per minute, regardless of BT rate, using an 0800 number and billing the user separately, left many thinking it had abandoned its toll-free plans.
When managing networking infrastructure devices, such as routers or switches, failure of those devices could prevent management connectivity through the network itself; if a console server is used, then connectivity through a dialup connection could alternatively be made, allowing the network manager access to the router/switch console that might allow them to fix the problem from a remote location.
The market-leading ISP earlier this week revealed it would give free dialup hours in exchange for customers using Energis Plc, its infrastructure partner, for regular telephony.
Previously, users paid AOL for the number of hours they spent online per month, in addition to paying the metered dialup costs to a telephone company.
Some of the major applications highlighted are dialup access, Digital Subscriber line, Optical fibre, WiMAX.
AOL UK responded to the increasingly competitive UK internet service provider market with a three-pronged swipe at dialup call charges and barriers to consumer internet take-up.
s DIDX service is poised to offer similar interconnections for other exciting programs such as Google Talk, Gizmo Project, Free World Dialup and Skype.
The firm said it will offer 24/7 internet access via a toll-free dialup number for DM399 ($212) per month, as part of its Surf1.
Germany, like almost everywhere in Europe, bills its internet users by the minute for the time they are connected via a dialup line.
The former king of dialup Internet access announced its plan today to offer e-mail, software, and other products free of charge (hence the "Free for All" quote).