DSL vs. Cable - Consumers Decide the Winner

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ConnectMyHighSpeed.com Offers the Pros and Cons of DSL and Cable Internet Service

ConnnectMyHighSpeed.com, an online shopping resource where customers can shop for high-speed Internet and set up their service in minutes, lists benefits and possible negatives of DSL and cable high-speed Internet service so consumers can make an informed decision for their household. As with any product available for purchase, it is a matter of personal preference when making the choice.

Below are some characteristics of both types of Internet services:

DSL Internet Service

  • Talk on the phone and surf the Internet simultaneously because information is sent digitally taking up less space within the transmission.
  • Bandwidth (the amount of data that can be carried from one point to another) is shared between the customer and the central office of the phone company only. DSL speed will vary depending on how far the customer lives from the phone company's central office.
  • Runs circles around a dial-up connection.

Cable Internet Service

  • Use the phone and the Internet at the same time since the Internet connections is through the cable TV and not the phone line.
  • Cable Internet is shared among neighbors, but cable companies generally have a large amount of bandwidth to share, so Internet speeds will vary depending on which cable company is used. The distance between the customer's house and the cable company's central office does not effect the connection in any way.
  • Leaves a dial-up connection in the dust.

Consumers can type in their address on ConnectMyHighSpeed and view high-speed service options available in their area. They can review and compare the different plans and features offered by each company and easily connect their Internet service and order once they find the service perfect for them.

About ConnectMyHighSpeed:
ConnectMyHighSpeed, a free online service, offers consumers the latest in Internet plans for their home. Consumers can upgrade from dial-up, find the best price on high-speed Internet service, order from the nation's top brands and lower their bills in one central site. ConnectMyHighSpeed is part of the WhiteFence network.


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