An Internet provider, part of the Unipalm Group. PIPEX launched their Internet service in March 1992, and by November 1993 provided Internet service to 150 customer sites in the UK. Each site is either a complete commercial company or a branch of one, or a public-sector organisation. They provide a commercial internetworking service, with 24-hour support, and a resilient backbone with multiple international links. PIPEX provides for individual users through their "PIPEX Dial" service, and has a number of re-sellers connected to its backbone, including CityScape, Direct Connection and the IBM PC User Group, who also offer such services.


E-mail: <support@pipex.net>.

Address (Head office): Cambridge ?

Address: King St. London EC2V(?)
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