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EarthLink's global odyssey // The ultimate ISP survivor faces a crossroads in broadband

Title: EarthLink's global odyssey // The ultimate ISP survivor faces a crossroads in broadband
Date: Thursday, 25 April 2002
Publisher: CNET
Author: John Borland
Main source: news.com

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In 1993, Sky Dayton was "pulling his hair out" trying to get online–so he bought 10 modems and set up his own Internet service provider, named EarthLink a year later. In nearly a decade since then, EarthLink Networks has grown into the country's third-largest ISP, trailing only America Online and Microsoft's MSN. But Dayton is still frustrated. "We're approaching a tipping point where you have to have broadband–where if you don't have it it's like not having running water," said the ... [Read the rest at news.com]