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Q: High-speed Internet connections ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: High-speed Internet connections
Category: Computers > Hardware
Asked by: mccook-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 09 Nov 2003 05:37 PST
Expires: 09 Dec 2003 05:37 PST
Question ID: 274061
I've got a traditional link to the Internet via my telephone line.
Before I call up my Internet Service Provider, what are my options as
I move up to high-speed? Is there a website or two -- and a virtuous
answer will provide me with just the best one or two, neither of which
try to sell me anything -- that explains the options, requirements and
values clearly and concisely?
Subject: Re: High-speed Internet connections
Answered By: techtor-ga on 09 Nov 2003 07:35 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello Mccook,
I assume that by "traditional link", you mean dial-up, which is so far
the cheapest (initially) connection type, wherein the computer dials a
number to connect to the ISP. I just got a few sites that provide tips
on connection type options for lay people like you.

Senior Tech Center: Internet Connection Options

Laubach Literacy Ontario - Internet Connection: Options

Choosing your ISP & Internet Connection Type

Computing.Net - Getting Connected - Choosing a Connection - Choosing the Best Internet Connection - Seeking Connection Nirvana

I just included these as examples of the prices of some Service
providers. Be warned, they are Adobe PDF Documents you have to
Internet Connection Options for Home Use (PDF Document) 

Internet Services Group - What are my Internet Connection options and
costs? (PDF Document)

May I suggest that you do call up your ISP and find out what are there
faster internet plans, while looking about for DSL and cable options.

Google Search terms used:
internet connection options
internet connection choosing

I hope this has been a most helpful answer. If you need anything else,
or have a problem with the answer, do please post a Request for
Clarification and I shall respond as soon as I can. Thank you.
mccook-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Just what I was looking for: fantastic work. Thanks very much.

Subject: Re: High-speed Internet connections
From: techtor-ga on 09 Nov 2003 18:41 PST
Thank you for the five-star rating!

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