Desperately seeking e-mail

Finding Internet access in India is feasible, but not for the fainthearted.

Published December 6, 1998 8:46PM (EST)

General Tips: Internet access is just beginning to catch on in major
cities. New sites are likely to spring up quickly, so check with the
travelers' grapevine. Business centers in upscale hotels often have
Internet access, or know of another facility that does. Failing that,
you can try to link up with a private access site such as a business or
university. Below is a list of several public access sites.

Delhi: A number of new places, oriented toward budget travelers, have just begun to spring up around Connaught Place. A pricier option is the Hotel
Imperial Business Center, Janpath Road

Tel: 91-11-334-1234, fax: 334-2255

Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m, 7 days

Jaipur: Net Commerze (India) Pvt. Ltd.

B-90 Anandpuri, Moti Doongri Road

Contact: Manoj Gajawat, Executive Director

Tel: 91-141-605000, fax: 550580

Web site:

Hours: By appointment

Udaipur: Comfort Travel Office, City Palace

Contact: Siddhartha

Tel: 91-294-419-746

Hours: By appointment, after 5 p.m. when it's
easier to connect

Ahmadabad: Holiday Inn Business Center, near Nehru Bridge

Contact: Tel: 91-79-550-5505, fax 550-5501

Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. or by special arrangement

You may also try Right Solutions Computer Software Consultancy
Contact: Samir Sanghavi

Tel: 91-79-754-0349


Web site:

Vadodara: PC User's Club

26 Ivory Terrace, R.C. Dutt Road

Contact: Tel: 91-265-334-513, 332-345

Web site:

Hours: 9:30
a.m. to 8:30 p.m., except Sundays

Bangalore: Coffee Day Cybercafe

Windsor House, Brigade Road

Contact: Tel: 555-0949 or 559-1602

By Lisa Dreier

Lisa Dreier is a freelance writer and nonprofit consultant in Northern California.

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