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connect time

[kə′nekt ‚tīm]
(computer science)
The time that a user at a terminal is signed on to a computer.

connect time

The amount of time a user at a terminal is logged on to a computer system. See online service and service bureau.
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Users who want the file pay for the connect time necessary to download it, which depends on the speed of both the user's computer modem and the online service's data connection, as well as the size of the file.
Fees run $8 to $10 a month for about five hours of connect time and another $2 to $3 hourly after that.
For an initial fee, then a per-hour connect time charge plus telecommunications and print charges, users can search various menus that feature financial screening, corporate intelligence, products and markets, sales prospecting, and travel planning.
The clock is running only when our computers are in operation performing the search., so, actually, if they come through the Web interface, the connect time will probably be the same or slightly less than if they were using one of the Windows or traditional products.
Access to KI will be included under the CompuServe flat-fee monthly rate of $8.95, and the usual 40-cents-per-minute KI connect time will be added to your CIS invoice.
By implementing the V.92 and V.44, network operators (ISPs) will be able to upgrade their infrastructure equipment to provide their customers with better Internet services, such as Internet call waiting and faster connect time..
The new lower monthly flat fees save the user a subscription fee and communications connect time charges and provide five free electronic clipping folders.
Researchers are able to access this information without incurring any connect time charges, up-front subscription fees, or monthly minimums.
The company figures it connects on about one in three attempts and the average connect time is just over one minute.
CAS has announced several new additions to STN International, including Japanese regulatory information, a new alerting service, and zero connect time pricing.
Next she estimates an average cost of 30 cents per minute for phone connect time.