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PeoplePC Offers Low Cost Internet Service

PeoplePC Offers Low Cost Internet Service

By Mike Sachoff February 9, 2009 | 1 Comment

PeoplePC, a provider of low cost Internet service and a subsidiary of EarthLink, has introduced "Connect for Less," an economy Internet access service aimed at helping users save money.

PeoplePC says its Connect for Less service is available for $7.95 a month or about 25 cents per day and it offers unlimited dial-up Internet access at 20 percent less than it competitors.

Earthlink Catches Rubel In Its Closet

Earthlink learned a valuable lesson about this here Internet thingy: if you have a new product you don’t want people to know about yet, keep it off the Web and the hell away from Steve Rubel. The ISP best known for being ancient and for quirky cross-eyed girl commercials “quietly” launched an RSS reader and social bookmarking site.

No Free WiFi For Next Google City

While San Francisco will see Google and EarthLink roll out a couple of tiers of wireless broadband service, including one for free, the next city probably won’t see a free option.

Google, EarthLink Win S.F. WiFi Deal

The City of San Francisco finished its review of proposals to create a city-wide wireless broadband network, and chose the EarthLink/Google submission out of the six finalist proposals they considered.

Google/Earthlink Wins San Francisco Wifi Contract

San Francisco’s city panel has chosen a Google/Earthlink partnership to build a free municipal wifi network for the city.

That’s GooFi! Google / Earthlink Get Nod For SF WiFi.

The Chron and the Associated Press are reporting that San Francisco has chosen a joint bid by Google and Earthlink to blanket the city with wifi.

EarthLink Saves Big Easy From BellSouth

EarthLink will continue to provide free wireless access in New Orleans by assuming management of the city’s WiFi network and investing some $15 million over three years to improve and build out that network.

Google, EarthLink Pair On Two-Tiered WiFi

The two companies submitted competing bids during San Francisco’s call for wireless broadband proposals, but have now teamed on a single proposal that will offer two tiers of service.

Earthlink Wins ScamBlocker Lawsuit

Earthlink Inc. has been cleared of any wrong doing in US District Court after Associated Bank brought suit against the Internet provider over it’s ScamBlocker toolbar listed the bank’s website as potentially fraudulent.

Earthlink Versus Microsoft: Phishing Contest

Microsoft announced yesterday the launch of the first ever add-in phishing protection, currently in a beta version. It helps provide “powerful dynamic protection” against the phishermen of the net. Earthlink has a bone to pick with the Seattle slew however. They say they’ve had a free tool available for over a year.

EarthLink Start Page Available to All
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Building on the success of its Personal Start Page, EarthLink, the nation’s next generation Internet service provider, today announced that its free, customizable gateway to the Internet – the myEarthLink start page – is available for non-EarthLink subscribers.

EarthLink High-Speed Profits Offset Dial-Up Drop

First quarter figures show the Internet provider has returned to profitability despite dial-up losses.

EarthLink Reports Fourth Quarter Results

EarthLink announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2004.

Alabama Spam Ring Broken Up By EarthLink
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Internet sevice provider EarthLink has claimed a victory over two men accused of using EarthLink’s service to send large amounts of spam.

EarthLink and SK Join Forces

EarthLink and SK Telecom are forming a joint venture to market wireless voice and data services in the U.S.

Earthlink Debuts Corporate Blog

Earthlink, a major ISP, today debuted its first corporate weblog. The TypePad-powered …

Earthlink To Try Out Yahoo Spam Plan

EarthLink plans to become the first major ISP to test DomainKeys, a cryptographic e-mail authentication solution introduced by Yahoo designed to fight e-mail forgery and phishing.