NetZero HiSpeed is an exciting new type of dial-up Internet access that
accelerates your Web surfing experience using your existing phone jack and modem.
NetZero HiSpeed INCLUDES the NetZero Platinum service and requires
NO additional equipment and NO waiting! It is the high-speed surfing solution
with the convenience of dial-up.
Data Compression and Image Optimization - Before the text
and graphics that make up Web pages get sent to you over your phone line,
NetZero HiSpeed compresses them using a proprietary technology.
Less data is sent so your surfing experience is that much faster!
Memory Enhancement - NetZero HiSpeed uses caching technology
to store elements of frequently visited Web sites so they load faster on future
visits. So in addition to an immediate boost, your surfing will get even faster
as you continue to use NetZero HiSpeed.
Continuous Optimization - NetZero HiSpeed continuously optimizes
the communication between your system's modem and our network while you are online.
That means that is always working to shorten the amount of time it takes to connect
you to the sites you visit.
To use NetZero HiSpeed, you must have computer with a Windows-based
operating system (Windows 95 or later) and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.1 or later.
Windows 95 users must first install Windows 95 Service Pack 2, which can be downloaded
from Microsoft's Web site.
To get the best results, we recommend that you have at least a 200MHz
Pentium III processor with 128MB of RAM and 20MB of available disk space.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later is also strongly recommended.
Will NetZero HiSpeed speed up everything I do on the Web?
NetZero HiSpeed accelerates certain text and graphics on Web pages,
as well as some online videos on Web pages like YouTube.
With NetZero HiSpeed you will notice a significantly faster experience
when you visit Web sites, read your Message Center, and perform many other
Web-based activities. NetZero HiSpeed does not currently accelerate file
downloads such as music files, streaming media or non-Web-based email programs
such as Outlook Express.
The exact amount of acceleration can vary but with NetZero HiSpeed you will
notice a significantly faster experience when you visit Web sites, read your Message Center, and perform many other Web-based activities. Click here
for a speed comparison of NetZero HiSpeed to standard dial-up.
With thousands of access numbers nationwide, NetZero makes it easy for you
to get and stay online, with fewer busy signals and disconnects. To check what access
numbers are available in your area, click here.
In addition to faster Web surfing NetZero HiSpeed offers reliable Internet
connections nationwide with thousands of access numbers, instant messaging
compatibility and a feature-rich Web based email program that lets you send
and receive email in a flash, block spam, check remote email accounts and more.
NetZero HiSpeed may not function properly with certain types of connections
including VPN connections or proxy-based programs such as child filters or firewalls.
Please note that, depending on the numbers you choose, your location, and your calling plan,
you may incur long distance or toll charges in excess of your local service charges on your
telephone bill. For a list of access numbers and their locations,
To find out whether or not you will incur any charges, and if so, the amounts of such charges,
please contact your local telephone company. Live telephone technical support is available
for a fee of $25 per incident.
You are responsible for all telephone charges and any technical support charges incurred
even during any free, trial or discounted periods. You will be charged the applicable
subscription fees unless you cancel your service before the end of any free or trial periods.
To cancel your service, please call 1-800-638-9376.
NetZero reserves the right to impose hourly usage limitations.
See Terms of Service for details. Service not available in all areas.
Unless otherwise indicated, all prices are in United States dollars.
Not all viruses can be detected or cleaned. As described in the terms of service,
you are responsible for any damages caused by your decision to download email or attachments.
Speed reference compared to major nationally available dial-up ISPs, set at maximum acceleration.