News | 04/19/2005 4:00 am EDT
Bell offers free accelerated dial-up Internet service
Bell Canada is using software from Slipstream Data Inc. to speed up its customers’ dial-up Internet access, the company announced April 14. Customers can immediately download the Dial-Up Accelerator software from Bell’s site and see an improvement in download speeds of up to five times faster. The Accelerator is being offered for free, and joins several other value-added services available from Bell including parental controls, anti-pop-up services, anti-virus software and 2 GB of email storage. The Accelerator is available at www.bell.ca/downloadaccelerator.