Live from Earth and Mars
"Free" Internet Services
Juno provides a free email account to customers who install on their computers a software package developed by Juno and available on Juno's Web site. The software package runs on PC-compatible computers under Microsoft's Windows operating system. Juno members do not need to already have any form of Internet access in order to use Juno. Users dial in to one of 400 National "local" phone lines.
GeoCities provides free Personal Home Pages and a free member email account in one of its 37 themed "communities" to anyone with access to the Web. You can also subscribe to GeoPlus ($4.95/month), the premium service of GeoCities, to have more space for your home page (10 MB rather than 2), get a personalized URL, etc.
Hotmail is Web-based free email and adheres to the universal http (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) standard. Hotmail is based on open Web-based technology--there is no need to install any new client software other than your Web browser. You can access Hotmail from any computer that has a local connection to the World Wide Web, however dial-in is not supported. Great for setting up separate email accounts for students.
NetAddress provides web-based mail (as with Hotmail).
WebWorks provides web-based mail (as with Hotmail).
MailCity provides web-based mail (as with Hotmail).
RocketMail provides web-based mail (as with Hotmail).
iName provides custom domain names (your choice) for mail forwarding.
StarMail provides mail forwarding using custom domain names (selected from their list) that include certain famous names, places & phrases.
NetForward provides mail forwarding using custom domain names selected from their list (like StarMail).
Magica provides (??) mail forwarding using custom domain names.
Bigfoot provides permanent "lifetime" email address (yourname@ bigfoot.com) and will filter and forward to as many as five accounts.
© 1998 Live from Earth and Mars, Rich Edgerton, and Janice DeCosmo