3. No More Dial-up

Now that so many people use commercial broadband services at home, usage of the OUCS dial-up service has declined to a tiny level. The service is running on obsolete equipment that is no longer maintainable and the high cost and risk of this has led OUCS to decide to terminate the service on 31 July 2010.

All users that we can see still using the service (fewer than 100) are being notified personally. OUCS is also running news items on the OUCS home page and here.

The text of the notification to users can be seen at www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/its3/resources/dialup.xml. See the same web page for links to web resources to help you choose alternative ways of connecting.

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