Internet provider Informatics A company–eg, AOL, Earthlink, that provides a gateway to the Internet and the Web, via an electronic connection–either directly or through a modem, as well as software and services, for which the user pays a monthly fee
In another part of the restructuring, Japan Telecom said it will sell its asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) high-speed Internet access business to broadband Internet access provider eAccess Ltd.
The Italian Internet access provider Tiscali has announced the acquisition of the German company Planet-Interkom, which specialises in Internet services, from the British Telecom subsidiary VIAG Interkom.
German multimedia and publishing conglomerate Bertelsmann has revealed plans to sell its 50% stake in Internet access provider AOL Europe to America Online (AOL) of the US for between USD6.75 and 8.25 billion.
Online entertainment company America Online Inc has entered into an agreement to purchase access to high-speed digital phone lines from Covad Communications Group Inc, a high-speed Internet access provider.
A new survey from UK-based public Internet access provider Broadreach Networks Ltd has found that three quarters of all business rail travellers in the UK would like to use Wi-Fi Internet access while on a train.