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United Online offers new Net perks

Discount Internet access provider United Online on Tuesday unveiled new enhancements to its NetZero HiSpeed and Juno SpeedBand dial-up Net services. The company, which was created by the merger of NetZero and Juno Online, said the services will offer pop-up ad-blocking software and a speed indicator that shows how quickly Web pages load.

NetZero and Juno also will offer a free service that includes 25MB of e-mail storage for a year, after which it will cost $9.95 a year. United Online is offering 100MB of e-mail storage for $24.95 a year. NetZero Hi Speed and Juno SpeedBand cost $14.95 a month for dial-up access and a Web page accelerator service.