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by bbalmat / August 10, 2011 5:28 AM PDT

If you have internet access via cable (say Cox), do you also need an ISP (say Netzero)?

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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 10, 2011 5:31 AM PDT
In reply to: ISP

But let's examine your question.

"If you have internet access via cable, (say Cox)". Do you have internet access via Cox Cable?

If so, they "are" your ISP, so why would you want another internet access?

How would you connect to Netzero?


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by bbalmat / August 11, 2011 4:53 AM PDT
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Thanks Mark.

The question was really for my daughter. She has Cox internet and she had signed up with Netzero at $11/mon. essentially for her email. My advice was drop Netzero, and use Yahoo or Google's free email. But I wanted confirmation.


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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 11, 2011 5:01 AM PDT
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Hi Barry.

Sorry my post seemed a little off, I was just unsure what the thinking was there.

Doesn't Cox Internet have its own email service? The link below suggests it does;

So, I agree with you that signing up for a Netzero account simply for email does seem a little expensive since your daughter could use the Cox Webmail she already has access to as part of her ISP subscription package.

And of course, as you say, she still has Yahoo and Google free web mail.


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by bbalmat / August 11, 2011 7:00 AM PDT
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Thanks again Mark.


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