>From:
Vijay Shrivastav
Off: 1129 San Antonio Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303,(415)962-7124
777 W. Middlefield Rd. #7, Mountain View, CA 94043,(415)960-1988

Try sending mail to "[email protected]", this is a part of
Living Media, the India today group that provides e-mail access in
India. I had helped my earlier company set up an e-mail connection
between India and US using this guy.

The charges are around Rs. 1800/- per year and Rs. 18/- per 2500 
characters in Delhi. This is a part of the uunet provided by
ERNET (NCST).

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>From: IGC User Support 

COUNTRY:  India

APC Member Network responsible for/most experienced with this country:
    GreenNet
    23 Bevenden Street  
    London N1 6BH 
    ENGLAND
    Tel: +44 (71) 608-3040
    Fax: +44 (71) 253-0801
    E-Mail: [email protected]
    NUA: 2342 12301371
       (needed if accessing this APC Member from a public data network)
    Internet Address: gn.apc.org or 193.37.35.2
       (needed if you will be accessing this APC member from an internet 
        site)

Local System (if any):
    IndiaLink Delhi
    Indian Social Institute
    10 Institutional area, Lodiraod
    New Delhi
    Tel: 91-11-463- or 461-1745
    Fax: 91-11-462-5015
    Email: [email protected]
    
    IndiaLink Bombay
    Maniben Kara Institute
    Nagindas Chambers, 167 P.D'Mello Rd.
    Bombay - 400 038
    Tel: 91-22-262-2388 or 261-2185
    Email: [email protected]

Public Data Network (if any):
    INDONET
    General Manager (NB)
    Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited
    Videsh Sanchar Bhavan,
    Bangala Sabib Road
    New Delhi-110 001
    Tel: 91 (11) 350289/353062
    or
    Department of Telecommunication
    Karnataka Telephone Circle
    Telecom Building
    Basaversra Circle
    Bangalore-560 001
    Tel: 91 (812) 262233/263900

Internet Access/Telnet (if any):
    

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES:

Two Options:
    INDIALINK (New Delhi, Bombay)
    INDONET/GPSS (public data network)
    
    (1) INDIA-LINK
    This is an informal network of NGOs exploring es of new technologies for 
information exchange, international solidarity, social justice and uman 
rights.  This network emerged uring 1989 and has been organizing training 
workshops in different parts of India.
    
    (2) INTERNATIONAL GATEWAY PACKET SWITCHED DATA NETWORK (GPSS)
    Please note that the service is presently restricted for access to foreign 
data networks as the domestic PDN is not yet operational.
    
    Public Dial-In Service at 300 - 2400 bps
    RATES:  All prices are quoted in Indian Rupees (Rs).
      International Access Charges:
        Connection Charge:         Rs 4/Minute
        Traffic Charge:            Rs 2/10 Segments
    
    Dial-In Access:    An NUI allocated by VSNL is required.
    DNIC:  4042 GPSS
           4043 INDONET
    GPSS On-line Information Service:
      NUA:  040422200224205

ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS:

(2) GPSS/INDONET
    Subscribers from other than Bombay can access GPSS Bombay on STD mode or 
through PAD if available, on telephone nos. given below.  For STD access, 
subscriber has to pay STD charges in addition to GPSS call:
    
    Bombay       New Dehli            Madras
    262 40 23    371 22 20           52 00 66
    262 40 22    371 22 21           52 00 77
    262 40 13    262 40 14 (Hunting)
    
    Ahmadabad    Pune    Trivandrum   Bangalore
    968501      65 36 00   636 50     21 21 22
                           668 28     21 34 43
    
    Hydrabad           Calcutta
    24 23 41           26 69 33
    
    Trouble Reporting/Customer Service:
    Tel:  91 (22) 262 40 20 Ext. 328
    or    91 (22) 262 40 15
    
    DIAL-UP OPERATING PROCEDURES:
    1.  Use 2 wire dial up CCITT V22/V22BIS modem preferably with MNP error 
        correction and data compression facility.
    2.  Modem should be in 'originate' mode.
    3.  SET modem and terminal to 1200 or 2400 bps.
    4.  Connect modem to Personal Computer and to the telephone line.
    5.  Load communication program on the Personal Computer.
    6.  Dial GPSS or local PAD access telephone number.
    7.  Carrier detect lamp will light on the modem and connect message will 
        appear on the terminal.
    8.  After connect message press  if you are accessing GPSS from 
        Bombay,or press H and  if you are accessing remote PAD. GPSS 
        welcome message along with port address will appear on the screen 
        followed by *.
    9.  Type NUI (given by VSNL/DOT) and called address and give .
    10. GPSS will respond with a connection message.  Customer is now ready 
        to begin his conversation with the destination.
    11. After the customer has signed off the host system he will 
        automatically receive a call cleared message.  As an alternative 
        customer can clear the call by:  ^P clr 
    12. As you are still connected to the PAD you can make another call or 
        you can disconnect call from GPSS by the required command to your 
        modem.

Date last revised: 1/15/93 SprintNet

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>From: [email protected] [Sunit Prakash]

Public Access Email in India - Charges

Here Goes :

Registration (per email box) - Rs 1,500.00 (disc avail for > 10 boxes)
Annual email box rental         - Rs 1,200.00 without modem
                                - Rs 5,400.00 with a 2400 baud modem
Connect Time                    - Nil for first 10 mins
                                - Rs 1.00
                                - Rs 1.00/2.00 from 11 to 20 mins 
                                - Rs 2.00/3.00 from 21 to 30 mins
                               - Rs 3.00/5.00 for every addntl min

Message Xmission             - Rs 18.00 per page for intl email
Incoming messages              - Nil (upto 5 pages/day)
 
                              
                             - Rs 5.00 per addntl page/day
			1 US $ = Rs 30.00 

etc etc..

Trust you find the charges useful, sorry for the layout, looks like I 
have a bad line.

The network is currently available in Bangalore, baroda, Bombay, 
Calcutta, Chandigargh, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolhapur, ucknow, 
Madras, Madurai, Mysore, Pune and Vizag.

Trust that answers everyones questions.  Any furher queries pls do not 
hesitate to ask, but perhaps best you get in touch with Suhas Prabhu at 
Business India's Bombay office - and make sure you tell him it was me who 
posted this on the net !

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>From: IGC User Support 

Here are a couple of others:

INDIA CURRENTS (INDIACUR-DOM)                                 INDIACUR.COM
India Network Information Center (INNIC-DOM)                  INNIC.NET

You can also   telnet bruno.cs.colorado.edu    and login as 'netfind'
and search there for other possible Internet sites in India.

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>From: uunet India

Dear sir,

Our UUNET covers all the different networks in the world.We provide E-mail
facilities to our clients any where in India.Since we have internet acess
as our doamin id registered in internet and as we have a sattlite link in
our main branch in Hyderabad, We provide Telnet ,FTP, Public Domiain 
Software, Archives, Net News, Gopher services.

	We also have a  Software Exports Division as our  subordinate.
Which exports Software in MS-Windows, Multimedia, Device Drivers,and many
types of database software. We also have a  Network Consultancy division 
here.

		We shortly are opening a course in NETWORK ADMINSTRATION.
for high class officials.We are  soon going to offer all internet facilities
to our clients.We at present are developing network software under 
MS-Windows, Windows-NT,MS-DOS,UNIX.

We are the Sole distributors of  BSD/386 (BERKELY SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTION) 
UNIX, throughout the south asia division .

 email: (uunet india covers all the below n/ws)
 *****

       NETWORKS COVERD:
       ---------------
       1)AARNET              
       2)ACONET
       3)ACSNET
       4)ALTERNET
       5)APPLELINK
       4)ARGENTINA
       5)ARISTOTE
       6)ARPANET
       7)AT&MAIL
       8)AUSEANET                 <---------------------------------------
-- UUNET INDIA (INDIA)
       9)BARRNET
       10)BITNET
       11)CANET
       12)CAPNET
       13)CDNNET
       14)CSNET
       15)EASYNET
       16)ERNET
       17)EUNET
       18)FIDONET
       19)FUNET
       20)SPRINTMAIL
       21)SURANET
       22)NEARNET          
       23)
       ---------------------------------


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Info on UUNET INDIA:
**********************
As of May  1994 UUNET INDIA is functioned in the following cities:

in India:
----------- 
      Hyderabad,
      Bangalore,
      Madras,
      Delhi and 
      Calcutta,
      Bombay.

 Shortly thereafter the hubs will 
be operational in the secondary cities of 

      Pune  
      Ahmedabad  
      Trivandrum.

HEAD OFFICE ADDRESS:
**********************
	  Mr.T.Saibaba.
	  Network Manager 
	  [email protected],[email protected]
	  UUNET INDIA.
	  Ph No:  040 290933
---------------------------------
Our Hub Addresses are:
**************************
1.DELHI HUB :
	MR.Venkat,MR.Prasad.
	A-37/F, D.D.A FLATS.
	MUNIRKA.
	NEW DELHI.
	PH - (011) 654608.
 E-MAIL: [email protected]
------------------------------------

2.BANGALORE HUB:
       MR.Rajashekar ,  
	UUNET INDIA.
	FLAT. NO: 62,
	CUNNINGHAM APTS.
	EDWARD ROAD .
	BANGALORE - 560052.
	PH - (080) 2260640.
E-MAIL: [email protected]
-------------------------------------

3.CALCUTTA HUB:
	MR.CHATEERJI, MR.NAGESH.
	UUNET INDIA.
	45, PRINCEP STREET.
	CALCUTTA - 700072.
	PH - (033) 268955 ,273291.
E-MAIL: [email protected]
-------------------------------------- 
4.MADRAS HUB:
	MR.SHIVA NARAYAN, MR.SRIDHAR.
	UUNET INDIA.
	2986, 13TH MAIN ROAD
	ANNANAGAR WEST
	MADRAS - 600 040.
	PH - (044) 6216056.
E-MAIL: [email protected]
------------------------------------------
5. BOMBAY HUB:
	Mr.Srinivas, mahidhar,-
      UUNET INDIA LTD,
      FLAT#8,ARUNODAY CO-OPERATIVE HOUSING SOCIETY LTD.,
      PLOT#7,TARUN BHARAT,
      CHAKALA,ANDHERI(E),
      BOMBAY-400 099.
      TEL.: 8377874,8362120.

      EMAIL:[email protected]
      [email protected]

-------------------------------------------
The services offered by UUNET INDIA are as follows:
---------------------------------------------------

1) Email facility  connectvity to the global and domestic.


2) USENET News 

3) Public Domain Source Archives

4) LAN and WAN Consultancy

5) TCP/IP SERVICES

6) on line support services

7) BSD-386 : UUNET INDIA is the distributor for latest UNIX oper sys 
.BSD-386-486. for whole south ASIA.


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UUNET INDIA has applied for leased 64kbps circuits between the above mentined
cities in India and as soon as they are commissioned by the Department of
Telecommunications UUNET INDIA will introduce its TCP/IP services under the
name 'AlterNet'. The expected time of this coming into being is the first 
quarter of 1994.

The charges for connecting into the UUNET INDIA's network are as follows:
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EMAIL:
*****
1) Annual Subscription : 
   ---------------------
      a)	International (includes Domestic alse):-

			a)total amount =Rs. 15,000/-       
                		(high volume users)   >250kb per month 

                          (non refundable)

			b)total amount=Rs. 12,500/- (low volume users < 
                          250kb per month) - [Rs.7,500 (non refundable) + 
                          Rs. 5,000/- refundable security deposit)


      b)   Domestic (Within India):-
	                 total amount=Rs 10,000.
			[Rs. 5,000/(non refundable) + Rs 5,000/- refundable 
                        security deposit)


        c) if 2-5 locations are subscribed for:
            domastic-PERlocation           :RS.4,500.00 per year
            security deposit               :RS 3,000.00 (refundable)

            international(include domastic also) :
            ----------------
            high volume(above 250 kb\month)   :RS 12,500 /year

            low volume                        :RS 7,000/year +

            security deposit                  :RS 5000 (refundable)

       d)  if 6-10 locations are subscibed for:
            ---------------------------------   
            DOMASTIC -per location           :RS 4,000.00/year
            security  deposit-per location   :RS 2,000.00(refundable)

            international (includes domastic also):

            high volume   :RS.10,000.00 /year

            low volume    :RS.5,000.00/per year
                             +

                          RS.5000.00 (refundable)

      e)  modem bought thru uunet india:
          -----------------------------
            V.22 bis(2400 bps)    -RS.12,500 less 10%discount +taxes
            V.42 bis (2400/9600)  -RS 16,500 less 10%discount + taxes

       f)  for data transfer the discounts are as follows:
           -----------------------------------------------
            up to 1.5 mb        :no discount
            1.5 m.b-2.5 MB      :10% discount
            2.5MB+              :15% "


      f)   DATA TRANSFER CHARGES:
           ------------------------
           domestic:
          ----------            
                     RS 4 per kilobyte delivery(during day)
           
                     over night: RS 1 per k.b

         international:
         --------------

                   RS 8 per k.b for sending mail

                   RS 4 per k.b for reciveing mail


       
        Connect Time Charges : Rs. 90 per hour Inbound (You polling us)
        ---------------------
                               Rs.120 per hour Outbound (we polling you)



     f) a) DOS Installation Charges - Free
               (Software provided free with Subscription)
                         UUPC

          b) UNIX Installation Charges - Rs. 1,000/- (uucp) 



    g)   FAX gate ways:
           --------------
             these gateways available in 6 cites 
             bombay,delhi,bangalore,madras,calcutta,hyderabad.

             do not provide fax gateway abroad because some other network 
             provide this facility.

             rate:RS.4/-per message destined as fax(this is over your 
             regular email charge)

    h)   PUBLIC DOMAIN SOURCE ARCHIVES:
            ------------------------------
             MORE than 3.5 giga bytes of source archives are available with 
             UUNET INDIA for public distribution.They will come on data 
             catridge.pl indicate your interest to the uunet india personnel
             or email or fax if you want a copy of these archives.

             rates: QIC-150 -6 tapes  : RS.4,500 + cost of tapes
             -----
                   exabyte -cost of 8mm tape+RS.2,500 copying and handling 
                   charges 



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Note:- For Email facility the user must have the following:-
	1) A modem and telephone line
	2) Any  machine with DOS or  UNIX or any other Operating System.
	3) A serial port on machine

[ 'UUNET' and 'AlterNet' are registered service Trademarks of M/s UUNET
  Technologies, Inc., U.S.A ]


Please send your queries via email to [email protected],[email protected]
[email protected]-------
T.Saibaba			PhNo: 040 290933
Network Administrator            
UUNET INDIA LIMITED               General E-mail:[email protected] 
505B,S.T.P. Myhtrivanam.          Information Regarding  
Hyderabad -500 038.               Networking: [email protected]
[email protected]-------


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Business India Information Technology Limited.

Internet: [email protected]

Bombay: 3-10 Phoenix Mills Compound, Bombay 400013
Phone: 91-22-4937676
Fax: 91-22-4936578

Delhi: B 3/86 Safdarjung Enclave, N. Delhi 110029
Phone: 91-11-6883225,6883181,6883223
Fax: 91-11-6883226

Calcutta: DB 120, Sector 1, Salt Lake City, Calcutta 700064
Phone: 91-33-3219327
Fax: 91-33-3219348

Banglore: M-507 Manipal Centre, Dickinson Road, Banglore 560042

Cost: ALL CHARGES ARE IN INDIAN RUPEES

Charges          Regular          Gold         Monitor
Registration     1500             11500        100000
Annual Rental    1200             1200         1200

Regular: Includes one free training session
Gold: Includes 2 training sessions, one 9400/2400 fax,data modem
Win Fax & BitCom S/W free for use.
Monitor: Includes 2 training sessions, one 486 Subnote book computer
with 9400/2400 fax,data modem Win Fax & BitCom S/W free for use.
 
Connect Time and Transmission Charges:

Connect Time          Regular Time             Prime Time
First 10 Min             0.25                    0.50
11 to 20 Min             1.00                    2.00
21 to 30 Min             2.00                    3.00
Every addl Min           3.00                    5.00

Sending Charge          Domestic               International
Per Page             Regular   Priority           Regular
Half Page             1.75       3.00              11.00
Full Page (1-3)       3.00       5.00              18.00
Beyond 3 pages        2.50       4.00              18.00

Receiving Charge         Domestic               International
Per Day
(Beyond 5 Pages)          Free                      5.00

Each page is 2500 Characters, Half Page is 1250 Characters