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Subject: Re: UKNM: freeserve numbers - comments anyone?
From: Nabil Shabka
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 23:39:50 +0000 (GMT)

I don't know about the respect. Others, including ourselves had looked
at this model but couldn't get a Telco to play ball with us, not enough
clout. By the way, what huge tech mountain are you referring to?


Tomski wrote:
> >In only eight weeks since its launch, Freeserve has attracted more than
> >475,000 accounts (*) making it the UK's fastest growing internet service
> >provider (ISP). Freeserve has grown ten times faster than any UK ISP,
> >with an average of 8,500 people joining the service every day.
> >
> >Soooo, whaddya reckon?
> sounds about right IMO - they completely stopped promoting it in
> store/newspapers over a month ago, probably because they were worried about
> the uptake.
> i think the freeserve partners deserve serious respect, both on the 'having
> the balls to go for a free service' and the 'climbing a huge tech mountain'
> fronts.
> I just wonder whether they'll have the guts to market the service over the
> christmas rush...
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