Think it's hard to get on the Net now? Sit back and enjoy the jam

The slowest way to access the Internet will get even slower in the months ahead. If you
connect by mo-dem, expect to see performance steadily erode.

 Whether you work in a small government office with a single, low-end Internet
connection or in an agency with a dedicated dial-up connection, you might want to look at
changing to an Integrated Services Digital Network or dedicated 56-kilobit/sec or T1 line.

Shawn P. McCarthy is a computer journalist, webmaster and Internet programmer for
GCN's parent, Cahners Publishing Co. E-mail him at

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