NetZero was one of the first nationally available free ISP's, and
they have since grown to be the second largest ISP in the US, right
behind AOL. (review)
Juno began several years ago as one of the first free e-mail providers.
They currently offer a free ISP, as well as a paid, premium ISP
Bluelight is provided through a partnership between Yahoo and KMart.
This service is especially good for regular Yahoo users, because
your start page is your My Yahoo page, and while browsing Yahoo
and partner websites, the advertising window disappears. (review)
American Express has put itself on the top of the free ISP game
with American Express Online, its free ISP for cardholders. The
service not only has very few ads, it also includes some extras
most free ISP's don't provide. (Note: American Express Online
is not currently accepting new registrations. A waiting list is
Winfire, better known as FreeDSL, has begun offering a free dial-up
Internet service, to be used while subscribers are away from home.
(Note: Winfire is no longer accepting new registrations.)
FreeLane was Excite's free ISP. The service ceased operations on
March 1st, 2001.
Address.com ceased operation
when Spinway ended their service. Bluelight
is a similar service that is still operating.
AltaVista FreeAccess closed on December 10th when their ISP
partner 1stUp went out of business. They haven't announced any plans
to start the service again at a later date.
MyPoints Connect closed on December 10th when their ISP partner
1stUp went out of business. They haven't announced any plans to
start the service again at a later date.
FreeInternet.com (formerly FreeI.net)
recently declared bankruptcy. The service has ceased operating,
and current customers will be referred to NetZero.
iFreedom shut down their service in early September. Current users
are being referred to NetZero.
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