January 2003. The number of internet cafes has increased dramatically. In the last year I have seen an increase in email correspondence from Mexico and I now have a number of Mexican advertisers.
March 2001. President Vicente Fox has launched a $400 million, 6-year program called E-Mexico with the goal to make the internet available for every one of the country's 97 million citizens.
March 6, 2000 At least two companies now offer free Internet Service in Mexico, Terra and Tutopia. Neither provides service yet in Oaxaca or Puerto Escondido. Nevertheless, the free Internet service has begun in Mexico, and it is worth keeping an eye out for.|
Terra Networks is a unit of Spanish telecoms group Telefonica (TEF.MC)
Tutopia is currently offering its free access service in Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Bogotá, México D.F, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Toluca, Santiago de Chile, San Salvador and Guatemala City. If you are not currently in one of these cities, don't worry. If they are not in your city, they ask you to register now and they will notify you via e-mail.
Mango Bay is a coffee shop with internet connection. Alice's Restaurant on Av. Lopez de Lagazpi provides free internet access and serves pizzas, hamburgers, etc. email@example.com. |
There are several in Huatulco now. Here are a couple of them:|
PC-Internet coffee house. firstname.lastname@example.org Plaza Galerias, near La Fuente supermarket. PCs MX$30/hr (2/01), free coffee.
Chocco-Late Internet Café is located in the Hotel Misión de los Arcos, Gardenia #902, next to Hotel Flamboyant.
As of August 1998, Huatulco, Oaxaca, has an internet service provider.
|Juanito's Cybercafé has internet, phone and fax services in Manzanillo, Colima. Located at Km.14 on Hwy 200. Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Phone (333) 3-1388; FAX (333) 3-2019. Email: email@example.com|
Ciber@Net Computer Center has internet and computer services in Melaque, Jalisco. Located at Gómez Farias #27-A local 10. Open Mon.-Sat. 9:30-14:30 and 16:00-20:00. Phone (335) 559-19, (335) 553-43. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org|
There are numerous internet cafes in Puerto Escondido. They charge about US$1 per hour, but connections can be slow (1/03).|
There is a place called Graficom located at 302 Avenue Perez Gasga which is the same street as the pedestrian-only zone but west of that area and up the hill on the curve. [map 42K] It is on the south side of the street, painted a bright blue with images in yellow of computers and a sign that says "Internet Service". They offer internet connection and email services for the public. They also offer fax, telephone, printing and graphics services. Snacks, air-conditioned. The telephone number is (958) 21853, (958) 21313.
|Zipolite, Oaxaca, has two internet cafes, Casa del Sol and Zipolnet, owned by Emir Villanueva, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.|