Freedomlist Terminology Explained
Cheap ISP - company providing internet access service for less than $120/year total
Free ISP - ISP with no monthly fees
Delisted ISP - Internet service provider that we removed from listings and no longer monitor them (they went out of business, raised prices, too expensive, etc)
Freenet - Community-based bulletin board system with information services
Title - ISP company name
Coverage - This column indicates if ISP is national or regional - applies to USA listings
Contract - Contract length in months. If its longer than 1 month it means you're locked into contract in order to get this particular plan.
Monthly - cheapest 1 month (no contract) plan this ISP has to offer
Setup - If there any setup fees involved with this plan.
Initial - How much is your first payment: this includes all fees. For example ISP has a plan for $50 where you have to sign up for 6 months and one time $5 setup fee. So this column would indicate $55.
Yearly - How much you end up paying per year with this plan. If taken above example this column would indicate $50+$50 +$5(setup fee) = $110/year
Comments - Total reviews written about this particular ISP by our visitors.
DUN - Dialup Networking. DUN is built into windows PCs. An ISP that supports DUN is preferred because you're in control of your connection. Your surfing habits are less likely to be tracked and you're less likely to be served with bunch of advertisments. Give extra processing power to SETI!
Webspace - How many MB of personal webspace (if any) ISP includes with this plan.
Email - If email provided. POP Email: this is email that can be downloaded to an email program such as Outlook/Express, Entourage, MacMail, etc. This type of email allows you to compose and read emails offline, and allows you to save email on your own computer. WEB Email you have to be connected to internet to log in and check your mail.
Usenet - Newsgroup access.
Hours - How many hours included with this plan. If the field is empty it means - unlimited access.