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The lowdown on internet access options.

   

There are many options out there for home internet services, but this comparison chart will help you pinpoint the broadband technology that’s perfect for your digital life.

Internet Options Speed What is it? Best for those who...
Fiber optics 150/150 Mbps
up to
940/880 Mbps
Next-generation technology that converts electrical signals carrying data to light to provide phone, internet and TV service. Provides greater bandwidth, faster connections and stronger signals than other services.
  • Like to be continuously online.
  • Need more bandwidth for streaming entertainment and gaming.
  • Use multiple devices simultaneously.
  • Want the most technologically advanced network.
Cable 100 Mbps
up to
2 GB
(in select markets)
A form of broadband connection that transmits internet data using either traditional coaxial or hybrid fiber coaxial cables.
  • Want greater speed and reliability than that offered by dial-up or DSL.
  • Don’t require high amounts of data transfer for gaming or streaming.
  • Aren’t bothered by possible fluctuations in signal quality.
Satellite Up to 25 Mbps Wireless broadband connection that uses satellites to connect users to the internet via a dish connected to their computer.
  • Live in remote/rural areas with another high-speed internet access option.
  • Don’t require high speeds for applications like online gaming or video chatting.
DSL 128 Kbps to
3 Mbps*
A wireline transmission technology that transmits data over traditional copper lines already installed in homes and businesses.
  • Want to use phone and internet at the same time.
  • Prefer to use a modem to connect.
  • Are located close to their internet provider’s central office.
Dial-up Up to 56 Kbps Dial-up service over a standard phone line.
Users establish a connection by “dialing in” to access the internet.
  • Want the lowest possible cost.
  • Live in rural/remote areas.
  • Don’t need the phone and internet at the same time.
  • Use the internet primarily for email and light web surfing, not entertainment.

*Availability and speed depend on the distance from your location to the closest telephone company facility.

The lowdown on internet access options.

   

There are many options out there for home internet services, but this comparison chart will help you pinpoint the broadband technology that’s perfect for your digital life.

Fiber optics 150/150 Mbps up to 940/880 Mbps

 

What is it? Next-generation technology that converts electrical signals carrying data to light to provide phone, internet and TV service. Provides greater bandwidth, faster connections and stronger signals than other services.
Best for those who:
  • Like to be continuously online.
  • Need more bandwidth for streaming entertainment and gaming.
  • Use multiple devices simultaneously.
  • Want the most technologically advanced network.

 

Cable 100 Mbps up to 2 GB
(in select markets)

 

What is it? A form of broadband connection that transmits internet data using either traditional coaxial or hybrid fiber coaxial cables.
Best for those who:
  • Want greater speed and reliability than that offered by dial-up or DSL.
  • Don’t require high amounts of data transfer for gaming or streaming.
  • Aren’t bothered by possible fluctuations in signal quality.

 

Satellite Up to 25 Mbps

 

What is it? Wireless broadband connection that uses satellites to connect users to the internet via a dish connected to their computer.
Best for those who:
  • Live in remote/rural areas with another high-speed internet access option.
  • Don’t require high speeds for applications like online gaming or video chatting.

 

DSL 128 Kbps to 3 Mbps*

 

What is it? A wireline transmission technology that transmits data over traditional copper lines already installed in homes and businesses.
Best for those who:
  • Want to use phone and internet at the same time.
  • Prefer to use a modem to connect.
  • Are located close to their internet provider’s central office.

 

Dial-up Up to 56 Kbps

 

What is it? Dial-up service over a standard phone line.
Users establish a connection by “dialing in” to access the internet.
Best for those who:
  • Want the lowest possible cost.
  • Live in rural/remote areas.
  • Don’t need the phone and internet at the same time.
  • Use the internet primarily for email and light web surfing, not entertainment.

 

*Availability and speed depend on the distance from your location to the closest telephone company facility.

   
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