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Becoming an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
This site is an excellent place to start for those interested in becoming an Internet Service Provider. There are numerous links to articles, FAQs, and books, as well as a business plan that you can use as a model.
Internet provider FAQ
Provides information on how to become an internet service provider. Key topics covered are: equipment, billing, competition, legal issues, marketing information, technical problems, a glossary, and links to related resources.
The ISP resources channel from internet.com.
The List - A database of Internet Service Providers
The database at 'The List' site contains over 3,000 Internet Service Providers from around the world. The database is searchable by entering the ISP name or domain name, or you can choose from a variety of several categories to locate an ISP near you.
Brief guide to determining Internet Service Provider (ISP) needs
Provides answers to the five most popular questions asked when choosing an Internet Service Provider.
Choosing an Internet access service provider
Contains an extensive list of questions to ask potential Internet Service Providers.
How to evaluate an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
This page discusses the complexities of evaluating and choosing an Internet service provider. Several useful tips are given to help make your decision easier.
IC Network Systems
Home page for ICS Network Systems, an Internet services provider that runs North America's Big East NAP (Network Access Point).
Internet Service Provider search engine
Offers a searchable database of over 4,000 ISPs in the United States and Canada. Users can locate ISPs by area code or modem speed and then compare monthly usage costs.
Collection of ISP news articles from the InternetNews.com site.
Internet World's ISP news and information page.
Prodigy Internet home page
Contains links to Prodigy's services, tools, features, and frequently asked questions.
Russ Haynal's ISP Page
Contains resources that "every ISP employee should know about the Internet." Includes links to backbone maps, global interconnection points, Internet architecture data, etc.
Provides a directory of thousands of bulletin board systems (BBS) in over 100 countries, and over 5,800 Internet Service Providers.
Yahoo!'s America Online Internet Services Company page
Yahoo!'s directory of America Online Internet Services Company.
Yahoo!'s electronic mail provider free e-mail page
Yahoo!'s directory to links to internet electronic mail providers that offer free electronic mail access.
Yahoo!'s electronic mail service provider page
Yahoo!'s directory of electronic mail service providers.
Yahoo!'s Internet Access Provider page
Yahoo!'s directory of Internet Access Providers.