Internet access has become a feeding frenzy. Dial-up access to the World Wide Web just isn't fast enough. Your subscribers know that cable TV can give them access to hypertext at the speed of a bullet train, and they want it. Now what do you do? How do you separate the hype from the hypertext? For that matter, what is hypertext? This paper will answer these questions and more, providing a framework within which to plan and implement Internet access on your system. It will give you a crash course on the Internet and show how the information highway is being created today with the Internet and cable TV.