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January 25, 2001
eAccess Ltd.

eAccess Cuts Fees and Boosts Speed of ADSL Lines for "Canonet ADSL" Internet Access Service; Supports Static IP Addressing

TOKYO, January 25, 2001 - eAccess Limited ('eAccess'), a broadband IP service company based in Tokyo, today announced price changes and speed upgrades for 'Canonet ADSL,' an Internet access service for corporate customers run by Canon Inc. and Canon Sales Co., Inc. over asymmetric digital subscriber lines (ADSL) provisioned by eAccess.

Canonet ADSL accounts will cost less per month from February 1, 2001. The move follows price reductions by NTT East Corp. and NTT West Corp. on the DSL services they provide, announced on December 15, 2000.

Also effective February 1, the maximum speed of the eAccess ADSL lines provisioned for the Canonet ADSL service will increase to 1.5Mbps, following the line speed upgrade announced by eAccess on December 20, 2000.

In addition, eAccess will support static IP addressing for two new services, Canonet Live ADSL 640 and Canonet Live ADSL 1500, which go on sale on February 1 and are due to start on February 15, 2001.

The revised terms and conditions for Canonet corporate ADSL services are as follows.


CanonetADSL
CanonetLive
ADSL640
CanonetLive
ADSL1500
Transmission speeds
Upstream 512kbps
Downstream 1.5Mbps*2
Upstream 320kbps
Downstream 640kbps
Upstream 512kbps
Downstream 1.5Mbps
Service type
Type1
Type2
Type1
Type2
Type1
Type2
Monthly service charge
7,500 Yen
9,300 Yen
28,000 Yen
29,800 Yen
54,800 Yen
55,600 Yen
Setup fee
22,800 Yen color=#336699> *1
37,800 Yen color=#336699> *1
37,800 Yen color=#336699> *1
IP addressing
Dynamic
Static
Static

*1:The NTT contract fee (800 Yen), previously billed directly
by NTT, is now included in the setup fee and is billed by the Internet service
provider (effective January 1, 2001).
*2:The change in line speed requires no changes to the settings
of the customer's modem or PC.
The monthly service charge includes NTT's ADSL
line usage charge.
The monthly service charge includes the ADSL modem rental
and splitter rental.
The stated speeds are maximum line speeds and do not guarantee
the speed of actual connections.
Depending on the NTT line and loop conditions in the customer's
building, ADSL connections may not reach the specified maximum speed.
To maintain the transmission quality (stability) of the
customer's line, when installing the equipment eAccess may set lower maximum
speeds than those specified.

* All product names herein are registered trademarks of their respective owners.


eAccess was established in November 1999 as a broadband data communications company, focusing on DSL, Internet Protocol (IP) services and solutions to customers.
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