Week 3 DQ 1 - What are the various types of Internet...

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What are the various types of Internet connectivity available today? How do they differ from each other? Explain your answer. 1. Analog (56k dial-up) - This is connecting your PC to the internet by using a modem and the computer dials a phone number to your subscribed ISP. This is called analog because it uses a regular public telephone network. Analog has a speed that can only go up to 56k which is very slow and due to that, data that can be transferred is limited. 2. Integrated services digital network (ISDN) - International communications standard for sending video, voice, and data over digital telephone lines regular telephone lines. 3. Broadband-ISDN - Same as ISDN on how it functions, except it uses fiber optic telephone lines; it has not been implemented on a wide scale. 4. Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) – It is always called the “always on connection” due to it using a home’s 2 wire copper telephone line and it will not busy up your phone like dial- up does and it uses a router modem. Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) –
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Week 3 DQ 1 - What are the various types of Internet...

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