payg internet - non bt line

  gizzyx 17:52 11 Jul 04

an old couple i know have asked me to set them up with a dial up pay as u go internet provider. they have ntl telephone, no bt line. are they stuck with ntl internet or do any other isp's allow access from an ntl line. a quick look on ntl website only gives broadband options. they dont want that. they only got a pc today and dont even know how to switch it on yet!

  pj123 18:03 11 Jul 04

Almost all PAYG ISPs (tiscali, freeserve, onetel etc.) are available whether you are on on BT or NTL. To check it out make a new connection and enter the number 08451 121212. Enter any ID you like and any Password you like.

Once you have connected set up a web based email address (like hotmail or yahoo). and you are now online.

  gizzyx 18:13 11 Jul 04

thanks for the reply but what is the cost? is it just a local call cost as most dial-up payg services?

  Meshuga 19:01 11 Jul 04

gizzyx, as it is an 0845 number it will be charged as a local rate call. That is all U will pay.Regards, Meshuga.

  jimv7 21:19 11 Jul 04
  pj123 13:19 12 Jul 04

gizzyx, yes as Meshuga says, it is a local call cost.

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