• Subject: Re: Telecomputing and Support
  • From: "Art Tostaine, Jr." <atostain@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 08:13:17 -0400
  • Organization: Creative Computer Associates, Inc.

> >
> > How do you connect your AS/400 to the internet?  Most direct connections 
>start at
> > $500 per month, not to mention the hardware charge and startup fees?
> >
> > We've looked into ISDN, but it still is around $250 per month in the New 
>York
> > Area.
>
> I'm not Peter ... <g>.  However, you can connect your AS/400
> to the Internet for around $200 (UUNET ISP which gives you
> a full Class-C network) plus telco charges per month.  AIMS
> ISDN will run in the neighborhood of around $36/month (ISP)
> plus $77/month (telco) unlimited ... BTW, we still had to
> purchase router/modem/firewall (~$1200) ... but that is the
> latest experience (we are just getting ISDN so the charges
> are current).  Hope this helps.
>
> -Bob-
> --
>    Bob Angell, Principal - Sys. Engineer/Author/Consultant
>    Applied Info & Mgnt Sys, 1238 Fenway Ave., SLC, UT 84102
>    v: 801-583-8544 e: aimsllc@ibm.net / bangell@cs.utah.edu

Bob:

UUNET = $200, telco charges at least $200.

What is AIMS ISDN?

77$ month unlimited ISDN is excellent though.  Bell Atlantic just quoted me 
$230 per
month, and that was for residential!  Maybe I'll try business, although it 
probably
won't be cheaper.

--
Art Tostaine, Jr.
Creative Computer Associates, Inc.
Parlin, NJ
atostaine_at_crecomp_dot_com


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