The Internet connection options vary depending on the Internet service provider and the region. Customers should consider some of the following factors before selecting an Internet package: speed or bandwidth, cost, availability, reliability and convenience. To determine the plan that is right for you Internet, we recommend reviewing the different types of Internet connections available in the market today.
Understanding the differences between Internet connections
In determining the appropriate type of Internet connection for you or your family, it is important to understand the difference between each connection. Today there are many ways to connect laptops, desktops, mobile phones, game consoles, e-readers and tablets Internet. Here are some of the most Internet connections used.
The radio frequency bands are used instead of telephone networks or cable. One of the biggest advantages of wireless Internet is that it is “always on” connection that can be accessed from anywhere within the network coverage. Wireless connections are possible by using a modem that captures Internet signals and sends them to other computers.
Many mobile phone providers offer plans and smartphones with Internet access. Mobile Internet connections provide good speeds and allow you to access the Internet anywhere.
Hot spots are sites that offer Internet access through a wireless local area network (WLAN) using a router that connects to an Internet service provider. Hot spots use Wi-Fi, which allows the connection of electronic equipment to the Internet or exchange data wirelessly via radio wave technology. Hot spots can have a phone or independent connection, is being trademarks or free to the public.
The dial-up connections require users to link their telephone line to a computer to access the Internet. This particular type of connection is also called analog, IE, does not allow users to make or receive phone calls through your home phone service while using the Internet.
This connection of high speed Internet offered through cable or phone companies. One of the fastest options available, broadband Internet uses multiple data channels to send large amounts of information. The term broadband is an abbreviation for wide bandwidth. The Broadband connections Internet as DSL and cable connections are considered high bandwidth. Although many DSL connections are considered broadband, not all broadband connections are DSL.
DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line, uses the existing phone line 2 copper wires connected to your home, so the service is delivered while the service landline phone. Customers can make calls while they are contagious Internet.
The cable Internet connection is a form of broadband access. By using a modem, users can access the Internet through cable TV lines. Cable modems can provide extremely fast access to the Internet.
In certain areas where they do not broadband connections offered, may be available the option of satellite Internet. Similar to wireless access, satellite connection using a modem.
ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) allows users to send data and voice and video content over digital telephone lines or standard telephone wires. Installing an ISDN adapter it is required at both ends of the transmission: at the user end and the provider of Internet access.
There are many other Internet connection options available, including lines T-1, T-3 lines, OC (Optical Carrier) and other DSL technologies.
When deciding which Internet connection is better suited to your needs, it is recommended that you limit your selection based on download speeds and loads you want. Fast and reliable speeds and comprehensive coverage make it easier than ever to enjoy your favorite television shows and movies, share photos, chat with friends and play online.