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Broadband - DSL and Cable Modem Services

In home networking, the term "broadband" refers to a specific form of high-speed Internet access. Broadband Internet service is high-speed, but not all forms of high-speed Internet access employ broadband technology.
  1. DSL (12)
  2. Cable Internet (6)
  3. DSL vs Cable Modem (6)
  4. Broadband Routers
  5. Broadband Speed Tweaks

Broadband - A Definition
The term "broadband" refers to a communications technique for transmitting multiple simultaneous data channels.

What Is Mobile Broadband?
The term mobile broadband refers to high-speed wireless Internet connections and services designed to be used from arbitrary locations. Mobile broadband technologies include EV-DO, HSPA, WiMax and LTE. Beside phones, Internet and network access using these technologies is increasingly being incorporated into laptop computers, automobiles and...

Are You Ready for Broadband Internet Service?
Broadband Internet services (specifically cable modem and DSL) bring high-speed Internet connectivity to homes and small businesses. Millions of people already subscribe to broadband Internet, but millions more do not. Are you one of those considering broadband?

Poll - Is Pay-As-You-Go Broadband a Good Idea?
Our readers are voting on whether pay-as-you-go broadband service is a good / fair idea.

Broadband Q&A
This set of interactive multiple-choice questions and answers teach the most essential aspects of broadband technology.

Top Ethernet Broadband Routers for Home Networks
These broadband routers support DSL or cable modem Internet connection sharing, firewall, VPN, content filtering, and other features useful on home computer networks.

Which Broadband Modem Interface is Better - Ethernet or USB?
Many broadband modems support two kinds of network connections - Ethernet and USB. This page offers four reasons why you should consider using one type with your modem instead of the other.

BPL - Broadband Over Power Line
Broadband over Power Line (BPL) technology makes possible high-speed Internet access over ordinary residential electrical lines. BPL offers an alternative to DSL or cable broadband Internet services.

What Is 3TNet?
3TNet is a public network infrastructure now available in many regions of China that offers homes not only high speed Internet connections but also access to sponsored services like video phones and educational programs.

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