CompuServe Information Service
(CIS) One of the services run by CompuServe Corporation
. CIS provides a wide variety of information and services, including bulletin board
s, on-line conferencing, business news, sports and weather, financial transactions, electronic mail
, travel and entertainment data as well as on-line editions of computer publications.
CompuServe Information Service should not be confused with CompuServe Corporation's other sectors which offer many other services besides the consumer information service.
CIS is a large international conferencing system (albeit with a heavy US bias).
It provides an access to the Usenet
news (GO INTERNET).
More comprehensive Internet
access is planned for the end of 1994.
Forum UKCOMP topic Acorn/Z88 is the place to find Acorn users.
Compuserve's main competitors are AOL
Telephone: +44 (181) 801 2001 (London), +44 (121) 632 4858 (Birmingham), +44 (1734) 391 064 or 569 025 (Reading), +44 (1272) 255 111 (Bristol).