|These days Internet connectivity with reputable service providers such as Netscape Online and Virgin Net to name but two, is totally free!
The only additional cost is the call charges themselves and this is where things are getting interesting.
Whilst you could submit the ISP's connection number to your telecom providers discount schemes, then this need not be very costly.
However, as of June BT will be offering through ISPs a service called BT Surftime. BT supply participating ISPs with a connection number that incurs NO CALL CHARGES. You pay a flat fee for you access, for an overview of this service check the link below BT Surftime.
Once you have Internet connectivity of this sort the overhead in collecting mail directly from our servers is minimialised to the point where a local mailserver offers little benefit for small networks looking purely for a cost effective LAN and Internet based mail system.
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