reply to elwoodblues
Re: Static (or semi static- on DSL and/or Fibe? Most indies (Teksavvy, Caneris, Acanac, Velcom, etc.) offer static IP as an add-on for approx. ~$4/month
SimonJonesMTS Allstream Alliance
Another option might be just to get Dyn.org/dns. IIRC, they offer a free service that will track the dynamic IP and keep updated name server access.
He needs a domain for that, and that's not really an option.
he doesn't need a domain. they have hundreds of them, all you pick is which one you want to use and an available name infront of it.
so it would be firstname.lastname@example.org or whatever you choose