Author: Ines

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Jun
10

Broadband Speed Check

Broadband speed refers to the data transfer rate from the internet to your computer.  Broadband speed tests measure the amount of time needed to download or upload a given amount of data (e.g. file of certain size) through the broadband connection and […]

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Jun
10

Compare Internet Service Providers (DSL)

  Verizon DSL Qwest DSL Deluxe AT&T U-Verse High Speed Internet. Maximum connection speed (Download / Upload)* 0.5 -1 Mbps / ? 1.5 Mbps / 896 Kbps 3 Mbps / 1 Mbps Monthly fee $24.99/m $29.95/m $19.95/m +  equipment fee One year […]

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Jun
10

Compare High Speed 56K Dialup ISP

  PeoplePC AT&T Copper.net EarthLink ISP.com AOL Time usage/m Unlimited Unlimited 200 hr Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Connection Speed 56K 56K 56K 56K 56K 56K Accelerated / High Speed dialup Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Email account 4 6 5 […]

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Jun
10

DSL vs Cable Internet – Differences between DSL and Cable Internet

DSL internet Cable internet Data transmission via phone line Data transmission via coaxial cable line Connected through DSL modem Connected through cable modem Dedicated phone line Shared cable television line Connection speed not affected by number of users in the […]

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Jun
10

VoIP – Bonus Features

Unlike landline phone service, VoIP providers often provide many bonus features for free.  Some of them are very useful to consumers.  Here is a list of common bonus features offered with VoIP service. 3 way calling Connect to the third […]

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Jun
10

Virtual Telephone Number – What is a virtual telephone number?

A virtual telephone number is simply a phone number that doesn’t have a directly-associated phone line.  It is a vanity number that points to your main phone account. If you use the regular phone service, you will get a local […]

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Jun
10

Satellite VoIP

The market of VoIP has been expanding rapidly over the past few years.  VoIP allows the transmission of voice signals over the internet, giving the customers great savings in local and long distance fee.   VoIP works well with broadband […]

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Jun
10

VoIP – FAQ

VoIP is a relatively new phone service to many consumers.  Some of you may have hesitations when transferring your phone service from landline to VoIP or installing VoIP as a second phone line, here are some commonly asked questions on […]

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Jun
10

Cable Internet Service Providers

Comcast Cable Internet Maximum connection speed: 8 Mbps / 384 kbps (download speed up to 100 times faster than 56K dialup) $75 Cash Back, free cable modem, free wireless router Home networking Free firewall, Disney Connection, streaming music, gaming galore, […]

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Jun
10

Broadband DSL. What does DSL stand for?

DSL stands for “Digital Subscriber Line”. It is a family of technologies that provides digital data transmission over the wires of local telephone network. The connection speed of DSL varies greatly ranging from 128 Kbps to 24 Mbps depending on […]