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New Accelerator Service Offered for Dialup Users.
Nov 22, 2005 - Pacific Online is now offering a Client Side configurable web accelerator. This is software that runs on your computer and provides significant acceleration for dialup Internet connections. The software allows you to choose the level of acceleration or disable it entirely. It contains a built in pop up blocker which you can configure to allow certain popups if desired.

The Propel accelerator works on Windows and Macintosh systems. To download this software please choose from one of the following links based on the computer type you have.

Windows Software Accelerator

Macintosh Accelerator Software

Additional information including a Frequently Asked Question section is available here: http://www.pon.net/propel

Note: User's currently using the Slipstream accelerator will need to switch to the Propel software on or before January 1st, 2005. You will want to remove the Slipstream software before installing the Propel Software. This *only* applies to users using Slipstream; this is not applicable to many of our users.

Windows users can remove Slipstream by going to their Control Panel and opening up Add/Remove programs and then removing the Slipstream program. Macintosh OSX users can simply drag the program to the trash can. You can find the program by Ctrl-Click (or right click) on the alias for an application -- on the icon in the dock, for example -- and click "Show Original." A window will open showing the program.

Residential & Business DSL Now Offered!
Oct 15,  2005 Pacific Online is proud to offer competitively priced Residential DSL beginning at only $19.95/month. DSL is available in most of the San Francisco Bay area region and select cities up to Eureka, Los Angeles County, and Stockton. Plans are underway to cover the Sacramento metropolitan area.

For more information about this Residential DSL offering, including prices, availability, terms of service and to signup securely online click here: http://www.pon.net/service/dsl   

A Frequently Asked Question Section is available here: http://www.pon.net/service/dsl

New Webmail
Nov 7, 2005 - Pacific Online implemented a new webmail solution. It is available here: http://email.pon.net - You need to have at least Internet Explorer 6 for Windows to use the New Webmail. You can upgrade here: Also consider Firefox as your browser. It is about 1/4 the download size of Internet Explorer and its also free. If you prefer the old webmail you can use it here: http://email.pon.net/oldwebmail

Secure Webmail

Oct 12,  2005 Pacific Online has implemented a new Secure Webmail. This digitally secures Webmail using a 128bit SSL certificate. If you are engaging in sensitive data in your email consider using this new service. Direct link is: https://athena.pon.net or the secure version of the new webmail is: https://athena.pon.net/newwebmail Plans are underway to integrate the secure mail with the secure authentication feature in conventional email programs such as Outlook Express.

Oct 3,  2005 - Pacific Online will be implementing a new web mail. The new web mail is faster and eliminates some of the "annoyances" found in the current version. You may try the new web mail here: http://email.pon.net/newwebmail

Phone Issues

Aug 2,  2005 5:30 - 5:45pm - Pacific Online experienced an issue with our phone systems.  Incoming calls were being routed to an operator message for approximately 15 minutes before the issue was resolved.

New Office Hours

July 18,  2005 - New office hours will begin Monday July 18th. They are as follows: Monday-Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm. Saturday hours will remain the same from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

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losing Early July 4th
July 2, 2005 - Pacific Online will be closing at 12pm on Monday July 4th in honor of the holiday. Happy 4th of July!

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losed Saturday 6-18-05
June 14, 2005 - Pacific Online's office will be closed Saturday June 18th, 2005.

Closed Memorial Day
May 25, 2005 - Pacific Online's office will be closed for Memorial Day, Monday May 30th, 2005.

Moving home.pon.net Websites

March 14, 2005
- We are in the process of moving all of our home.pon.net personal websites to a new server - as a result, the ability to publish content to any home.pon.net sites will be unavailable until approximately 10:00pm tonight. This does not affect email or dialup service in any way. The home.pon.net sites are still viewable by anyone surfing the net.

New Office Hours
February 4,  2005 - New office hours will begin Monday February 14th. They are as follows: Monday-Friday 9:00am - 6:30pm, and Saturday from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

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