Sprintnet

Sprintnet

A public packet-switched network using the ITU-T X.25 protocols, that provides dial-up access to services like Delphi, Portal, GEnie and Compuserve.
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SprintNet, Ameritech and Autonet It has backbone, nodes in 17 cities and is adding 4 - 5 new affiliates a month that connect to the backbone routers via point-to-point lines.
The List can be searched by provider name or domain name, network such as SprintNet, state or province, area code, and country name or country code for international providers.
Items to look for include the base fee (and number of hours and services included in that figure); the fees for exceeding base fee volume; the file transfer fees (flat and variable fees and whether variable fees are time-based, character-based, or message-based); the resources or service areas not included in the base fee; the telephone call costs (if call to provider is not local); the network carrier fee, such as SprintNet, Tymnet, or other carriers (night rates versus day rates); and the 800 line fee, if offered.
They rely on big packet switchers like Sprintnet or MCI's Tymnet.
It is accessible through a full Internet account, through SprintNet X.
Some of the services can be reached through various networks such as British Telecom's TYMNET or Sprint's Sprintnet, but often there is an additional fee, which can be substantial, particularly during business hours.
There are a number of general-purpose networks available to you, including Advantis, ATT and SprintNet.
Here is how each dial-up option works: using the SprintNet network, members can dial a local phone number to connect to ACM.
Fiber optic links form the backbone of the SprintNet data network, which offers a number of global value-added services.
0 and Entrepreneurial Edge online via the public telecommunications networks provided by Compuserve Network Services, BT Tymnet, and SprintNet.
Those without such a connection can either dial WIRE directly or gain access through SprintNet.