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Re: [vox] Best ISP for the Road?

I have used earthlink while I was travelling.

It worked well in the us and in europe.

-- Andy

--- Richard Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com> wrote:
> My wife and I have unfortunately both fallen into jobs
> which require a
> lot of travel throughout the state.  We've both let go of
> our past
> dial-up ISP accounts because, well, we have DSL at home
> and we both
> thought we were done with careers that require business
> travel.
> Bah.  "50% travel, max," really means, "Say goodbye to
> your life," we've
> learned with this new job.
> So now I'm trying to track down an ISP that offers the
> following:
> 1.  Lots of dial-up numbers throughout the state (and I
> mean LOTS --
> we'll be headed to some pretty remote places at times);
> 2.  The ability to have both of us logged in on one
> account at the same
> time (though if the rate is cheap enough, we might just
> get separate
> accounts);
> 3.  Cheap-ass.  We don't need more than one e-mail
> account, we need no
> web space or spam filters or even much in the way of
> technical support;
> we both have our own domains, hosted by a good hosting
> service that
> we're quite happy with, and they provide our mail service
> as well.  And
> we're both competent enough to solve most of the
> technical problems we
> get on our own.
> 4.  Reliable.
> 5.  Doesn't have to be "unlimited access"; I don't see us
> logging in
> more than an hour or so a day while on the road, and when
> we're at home
> we've got our DSL.
> Anyone have any suggestions?  We've got Earthlink right
> now, but it
> seems overkill for our needs, and thus more expensive
> than we'd like. 
> I'm considering peoplepc.com but I'm wondering if there
> are any other
> good options out there that anyone can recommend.
> -- 
> Slainte,
> Richard S. Crawford
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