TUNISIA'S GLOBALNET CUTS WEEKEND ACCESS PRICES FOR 256 KBPS

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GlobalNet, one of Tunisia's major internet providers has launched a special offer providing unlimited 256 Kbps internet access. The offer extends from 6pm to 7pm during weekdays and is valid 24 hours a day during weekends and holidays. The offer makes it possible for families to take advantage of broadband connections at a cost of 15 Tunisian dinars a month (about 12 US dollars), representing a cut of 66% of the initial offer made in December 2004. GlobalNet, one of five private Internet Service Providers in Tunisia, was created in 1997. Aside from the five private service providers, there are seven public service ISPs in Tunisia.