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TELNET access.mbnet.mb.ca login: guest MBnet Login Server Guest Login for Information and Registration This login server is administered by the Manitoba Regional Network(MBnet). It provides Internet access to the public, businesses or organizations in the Winnipeg, Manitoba area. 1. RFC1325: Commonly asked "New Internet User" questions. 2. Zen and the Art of the Internet 3. Listing of Network News Groups. 4. Schedule of MBnet connection charges. 5. Register for a User ID. / MBnet 1993/94 RATES May 31, 1993 The full cost of MBnet's yearly fee to CA*net must be paid by the membership. Each member is therefore expected to pay all costs of connecting to the nearest node in the network, plus an annual membership fee based on the following formula: Cost = (link speed in Kbps / 56) * $18,400 These costs would be as follows for the most common line speeds: 56 Kbps $18,400 19.2 Kbps $6,309 9.6 Kbps $3,153 There are no additional usage charges for these type of connections. Low speed dial up access is also available in some cases. Rates for these types of services are; 1. Dial IP Access: - $1,150 per year for a maximum of 365 connect hours. $1.00 for each additional hour. - $4,600 per year for a dedicated modem/port, $2,300 per year for each additional load sharing modem/port. 2. Dial in Unix Login Access: a) Individual Account. - $25 one time registration fee. - $50 per year for 25 hours of connect time and 2 MB of disk space. Additional connect time at $1.00 per hour and disk space at $3.00 per MB. b) Business or Organization. - $100 one time charge for domain name setup and all user accounts. - charge per user account is the same as individual accounts except there is no registration fee. - the initial connect time allocation for each user account is shared among all users.