Luddites be damned, it’s hard to function in modern society without the Internet. Postal service simply doesn’t cut it anymore. EastLink provides cheap, reliable Internet service with little hassle, so you can e-mail and IM to your heart’s content. Also, the EastLink TV, phone and Internet bundle packages help customers save money. With both high-speed and dial-up options, EastLink reached out and touched enough voters to win this first-year category.