Trying hard to put access in every pot

Dix, John
July 2000
Network World;07/17/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p42
Trade Publication
Editorial. Discusses the author's efforts to collaborate with PeoplePC to connect the homes of employees of `Network World' magazine to the Internet. How PeoplePC buys bandwidth and personal computers in bulk and passes on the savings to customers; Online questionnaire that the author had to fill up; Positive reaction to a PeoplePC home package.


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