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AT&T sets Internet access

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AT&T Tuesday said its Internet access service, WorldNet, will be available March 14. Under a trial offer, AT&T consumer long-distance customers who enroll in AT&T WorldNet Service this year get five free hours of Internet use a month for a year. AT&T business customers will pay a flat monthly rate of $19.95 for access to the Internet. "The company that brought everyone the phone now will bring the Internet to everyone," said AT&T Chairman Robert E. Allen in a telephone press conference. The service also includes Internet directories and topical guides to help people find information, navigational aids and electronic mail. Additionally, AT&T will offer a branded version of the Netscape Navigator browser to WorldNet subscribers.

Copyright February 1996 Crain Communications Inc.

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