On July 20, 2000, Freewwweb ended their service. Visit the Message
Boards or our article about Freewwweb's
closing for more information.
FreeWWWeb was one of the first "free" Internet
Access companies, but their original business model required that users
pay a hefty set-up charge of over $100 to get "free" access.
Following the success of NetZero, and others who are truly free, FreeWWWeb
has dropped the set-up fee, and is now the only free ISP with no special
However, it remains to be seen how long FreeWWWeb can remain totally
free with no ads, since there's no apparent method to make much money
offering this service. You are required to use a co-branded version of
Snap as your home page, but there is no checking to see if you are complying.
Currently, FreeWWWeb seems to have too many subscribers for their Internet
connection, resulting in very slow download times.
They get three stars only because there aren't any ads or software to
download, but be warned: don't try to use FreeWWWeb during peak access
times, or you'll spend too long waiting for your next web page to download.
More information about
Sign Up for FreeWWWeb
Change your e-mail
address to a free web based e-mail service.
Most free ISP's will block you from sending e-mail using software
like Outlook Express, Netscape Messenger, or Eudora. This means
that in many cases you won't be able to use your current e-mail
Sign up for a free web based e-mail service, like Addlebrain
Mail, and you'll be able to access your e-mail from any paid
or free Internet service. Addlebrain
Mail also allows you to read e-mail from your current POP
Click here to sign up for Addlebrain
here for more tips to help you get the most out of your free Internet