Probably the cheapest, most cost effective way to achieve near broadband speed on an 0844 dialup connection is to buy ONSPEED. ONSPEED is a simple dialup compression application that you download which works in conjunction with the ONSPEED servers to accelerate your downloads. You don't need to buy any hardware and it can accelaerate your dialup internet access by up to a factor of 5. It works on both Windows PC and Apple Macintosh (MAC),
"As you cannot physically change the speed of your Internet connection, ONSPEED uses a technology called Content Sensitive Compression ('CSC') to individually compress each element of a web page or email content using various compression algorithms based on a nine Patent approved proprietary technology.
The end result is that your web pages and emails (PC only) load and download as quickly as if you were on a Broadband connection.
When your web browser requests a Web Page, the ONSPEED software redirects that request to the ONSPEED Compression Servers. They take the respective Web Page content, compresses it and sends it back down to the ONSPEED software which decompresses it and sends it to the Browser requesting the information "
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If you would like to use 1-2-Free UK ISP as your ONSPEED ISP then first of all you will need a Free ONSPEED dialup account
Once you have have your Free ONSPEED account, you can buy ONSPEED.