Dec 14, 2009

DSL Broadband tips

What is Broadband?
Broadband is another communication technique in which large amount of data for example audio and video, is transmitted over long distances simultaneously. In broadband transmission, FDM (Frequency Division Multiplexing) technique is used, in which multiple signals can be transmitted simultaneously. Broadband is the bandwidth used for direct communication between very high speed in mainframe computer. This bandwidth includes satellites, fiber optics media.
What is DSL Broadband?
DSL Broadband basically a high bandwidth internet connection that can transmit and download large amounts of date or information with high speed. You can transmit data 10 times faster than a dial-up connection. We can transmit data in broadband with 512 Kbps to 10 Mbps speed and more. There are many broadband Internet connection providers are available for users but the main competitor of DSL broadband is the cable internet broadband. If the both services are available in your area then always go for DSL broadband due to its reliability and dedicated internet connection as compare to cable broadband.
Advantages and Disadvantages of DSL Broadband Internet Connection                                                 
  • DSL Broadband Internet data transmission speed start from 128 Kbps up to 10 Mbps.
  • DSL is dedicated connection not shared with other internet user.
  • DSL monthly rates are between 50$ to 100$.
  • Your internet speed will depends upon the distance between your home to DSL provider.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Cable Broadband Internet Connection
  • Cable Broadband Internet Connection data transmission speed is start from 64 Kbps to 30Mbps.
  • Cable internet is not a dedicated connection but shared with other internet user.
  • Cable monthly rates are between 30$ to 60$.
  • No distance matter with Cable connection between your home to Cable provider.
Tips and Advice: What is DSL?
DSL stand for Digital Subscriber Line. DSL provides high speed on already exiting telephone lines and same time you can use internet and as well as your line for phone. In DSL, both ends of connections require  the network cards and DSL modems for data communication.
Your DSL connection to the Internet will always on, there is not need to dial your ISP each time  to use internet. DSL is much easier to install and provides much faster data transfer rate. Its data transmission speed start from 128 Kbps up to 10 Mbps. DSL connections are more useful in applications like videoconferencing, to run online movies and upload and download heavy files. There are different flavors of  DSL like ADSL, R-ADSL, HDSL, SDSL, and VDSL.
The ADSL and HDSL are very common in use, the former being more popular for home usage.

Tips about DSL Availability

DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) service provides the internet with faster speed than any dial up and cable Internet connection. DSL connections are more useful in applications like videoconferencing, to run online movies and upload and download heavy files. Today there are many DSL providers offering DSL connection in all cities and some rural areas. DSL provides high speed on already exiting telephone lines, and same time you can use internet and as well as your line for phone. To check the availability of DSL connection first check your telephone number at which you are want to install DSL connection. If your telephone exchange is updated by DSL provider according to need of DSL technology then you may apply for DSL internet connection. For this purpose you can visit your friends or neighbors for information to getting broadband connection. You can visit your nearest Internet service provider to check DSL availability in your area and about different DSL packages.

But now the simple method to check DSL connection, visit your favorite DSL provider website to verify your telephone exchange updated for DSL service. You will get normally two options on website "Enter your phone number and your city" then submit the query to see if DSL is available in your home or office areas. For this purpose you should visit different DSL providers websites to check the availability and to verify their rates. If you are inside the range of DSL availability then choose the package of DSL connection according to the need of your home or office.

Tips about DSL vs. Cable
Cable Internet Line basically a dedicated line used to access the internet with high speed and provides the faster internet access as compare to DSL and dial-up. Its data transmission speed is start from 64 Kbps to 30 Mbps. But DSL also provides high speed on already exiting telephone lines and same time you can use internet and as well as your line for phone. In DSL, both ends of connections require the network cards and DSL modems for data communication.
There are some advantages and disadvantages of both technologies. There are many factors that you should consider when going to decide to get DSL connection or Cable Internet like connection speed, security, installation fees and monthly rates. But this is very rare chance both services are available in your area.
Consider a little comparison between DSL and cable that will help you to choose more suitable internet connection in your area.
  DSL Internet Connection                                       
  • Its data transmission speed start from 128 Kbps up to 10 Mbps.
  • DSL is dedicated connection not shared with other internet user.
  • DSL monthly rates are between 50$ to 100$.
  • Your internet speed will depends upon the distance between your home to DSL provider.
Cable Internet Connection
  • Its data transmission speed is start from 64 Kbps to 30Mbps.
  • Cable internet is not a dedicated connection but shared with other internet user.
  • Cable monthly rates are between 30$ to 60$.
  • No distance matter with Cable connection between your home to Cable provider.
Finding Cheap DSL Connection Tips

Today there are different types of  cheap DSL Internet connections available in the  market with different rates according the need of users, for example ADSL, R-ADSL, HDSL, SDSL, and VDSL. Monthly rates of DSL connection depends upon its speed and downloading or uploading traffic allowed. DSL providers offering traffic allowed up to 1 GB with basic 128 Kbps internet connection. But if you want to play online games, downloading audio or video files and uploading data, then the traffic allowed(1 GB) in one month from DSL provider will be the main issue for you. Visit the market for the best rate DSL, may be some DSL providers offering you up to 2 GB or more traffic allowed with the same rates. Almost all DSL providers offering per month connection with the same rate but you can minimize your DSL cost to share your connection on many computers using any Internet sharing software. Normally DSL connection is available on unlimited usage but you can also buy connection for certain amount of time or hourly packages to control the monthly spend. Finally, you can reduce your DSL cost to share the business internet connection with your home, if your business or home is located near. 

Tips Choosing DSL Providers

Today there are many DSL providers offering DSL connection in all cities and some rural areas. DSL internet provides high speed on already exiting telephone lines, and same time you can use internet and as well as your line for phone. Now the selection of DSL provider depends upon your home or office location from DSL services provider office, telephone exchange updating status and your needs to using broadband connection. First of all visit your nearest DSL service provider to collect the information about their monthly rate, data speed, installation fees, modem rate and traffic allowed in one month. Mostly DSL provider offering traffic allowed up to 1 GB with basic 128 Kbps internet connection. But if you want to play online games, downloading audio or video files and uploading data, then the traffic allowed(1 GB) in one month from DSL provider will be the main issue for you. May be some DSL provider offering you up to 2 GB or more with the same rates. Always consider their customer support and modem warranty strategy whether they are offering free or paid service in case any problem after getting connection.        
Some DSL providers offer more benefits for you with DSL connection to compete with others services provider like first one month free, free modem and some antivirus software. Meanwhile some ISP offers you discount package if you will pay them 6 to 8 months advance internet monthly payments. At the end I recommend you, always choose your nearest DSL service provider for good internet speed with minimum problem because distance also matter in DSL.

Tips about DSL Filters
More about DSL filters: SL filters can purchase from a variety of locations. Your local electronics store should have some, though if DSL is new the area, they might not. Though a DSL filter website can be an excellent place to buy from, shipping costs can nearly double the price of such an inexpensive device. Your DSL provider may offer filters for free, or may be able to get you a deal on a filter through another company. Also, try checking with a friend or neighbor who has a DSL internet connection, and see of they have any extra filters for you to use.
 How DSL Filters Work 
Voice signals and DSL data signals are carried to a given user on the same segment of copper wire. This is possible because the voice and data signals are carried over different frequencies. This works very well on paper, but in real world applications, when both phone and data signals are coming to a user simultaneously, there is some moderate interference. A DSL filter works by minimizing this interference, making for a faster DSL connection.
DSL Filters 
About DSL filters: A DSL filter is a simple piece of hardware that improves service over unfiltered DSL. DSL Filers are relatively simple devices that can installed by a user without professional supervision. Despite this, most of them come with owner's manuals to ease the installation process for the less-tech savvy. They are also inexpensive. As a result, making use of a DSL filter is one of the best ways to optimize your DSL performance
 Selecting a DSL Filter 
A DSL filter can be an excellent upgrade. But there are several things to think about before choosing one. First of all, DSL filters do not actually hook up to your DSL connection. Instead, they go on devices that use the phone line. Though some recommend buying a filter for every phone device you own, it is important to realize that it's highly unlikely you will be using your DSL and dial-up modem connections simultaneously. Also, some DSL filters provide additional services, such as surge protection, or signal splitting. Before buying, weigh all the features of each filter to determine which is best for you.
Naked DSL 
One of the most promising of DSL's technologies is naked DSL. Conventional DSL connections share a cable with a voice connection. Naked DSL, however, does not. Like the ultimate DSL filter, with naked DSL, there's no interference to speak of. Additionally, naked DSL is far more competitive against cable internet in terms of speed. But, for a variety of reasons, local phone companies are unwilling to offer naked DSL to most users.
 Obtaining Naked DSL 
Regular DSL is widely available today, and can be accelerated using DSL filters. However, its faster cousin, naked DSL, is far harder to come by. This is because most DSL providers are phone companies. Unlike regular DSL, which comes with a phone connection, naked DSL does not. Unfortunately, phone companies make a good profit margin off local service, and are unwilling to offer customers broadband access without it. As cable internet surges in popularity, though, it may force DSL providers to start offering naked DSL in earnest.
Tips about DSL Internet Service

DSL is another digital internet connection and working with high speed than any old dial-up and cable modem. There is no need to install new dedicated cable network to run DSL because data is transmitted over already exiting copper wire. This connection is ideal for internet access. DSL provider offering traffic allowed up to 1 GB with basic 128 Kbps internet connection. But if you want to play online games, downloading audio or video files and uploading data, then the traffic allowed(1 GB) in one month from DSL provider will be the main issue for you. May be some DSL provider offering you up to 2 GB or more with the same rates. Today there are many DSL providers offering DSL connection in all cities and some rural areas. DSL provides high speed on already exiting telephone lines, and same time you can use internet and as well as your line for phone. To check the availability of DSL connection first check your telephone number at which you are want to install DSL connection. If your telephone exchange is updated by DSL provider according to need of DSL technology then you may apply for DSL internet connection. For this purpose you can visit your friends or neighbors for information to getting broadband connection. You can visit your nearest Internet service provider to check DSL availability in your area and about different DSL packages.

Tips about DSL Speed Test

DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is basically 24-hours on internet connection and working with high speed up to 10 Mbps. DSL service provider offering different packages with speed 128 Kbps to 10 Mbps. But the actual speed at user end may be different from user to user due to the modem speed, telephone line condition and the distance between services provider to user home. If you want your DSL working with good speed and error free then make sure there is no any joint between telephone line tower and modem line. Your DSL modem may be heat up, hang and slow, if your DSL modem continually on for 24-hours, then restart it to solve this problem.
There are many DSL providers offers free speed test software with Internet connection package to check speed frequently. Many third parties software provider companies offer free speed check software on internet, download and use it to monitor speed constantly. Yon can test speed using any website for this purpose, search speed test tools websites using any search engine.  DSL speed test result will be different in different times, may be fast during early morning and slow at peak hours. You should get the results in different hours then with the help of average decide about the actual speed.










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