Alternatively referred to as high-speed Internet or wideband transmission, broadband (bb) is telecommunications that provide a variety of channels of data over a single communication medium (wire). Today, there are a wide variety of broadband technologies available in most areas, below is a short listing of some of these services and companies that provide it. Keep in mind, the examples of carriers all depend on where you are in the world.
|Cable||Usually the same companies who provide you with Cable TV. |
Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable)
|$40.00 - $200.00|
|DSL||Usually the same companies who provide you with a land line phone. |
|$15.00 - $40.00|
|Fiber and FiOS||Google Fiber |
|$90.00 - $200.00|
|Satellite||An option for those who can't use the above solutions, but want some type of broadband connection. |
|$50.00 - $150.00|
A user with a broadband Internet connection has a much faster and more enjoyable experience while on the Internet when compared to someone with a dial-up connection. Broadband users can also purchase a network router and share their broadband connection between multiple computers in their home.