‘Broadband’ is a term quiet often used recently in all fields like Education, Medicine, Research etc. It is a hi-tech method of getting Internet access with great speed. Broadband connection can be obtained in distinct ways like through traditional telephone lines, wireless, cords and even through satellites. This article is going to explain you the various modes or ways of getting a broadband connection. Therefore it will be easy for you to choose any of the method for getting fast Internet access.
Via Telephone lines
It is possible to get broadband Internet access through your traditional telephone lines.
Via Copper Telephone lines / ADSL
It is sub method of getting broadband access through a special type of copper telephone lines. It is a unique form of getting broadband by using Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL). ADSL has been used to cover short distances say less than 5 kilometres. 80% of UK people has been used this ADSL method to get Internet access. There are a lot of benefits while using an ADSL connection. Uploading and downloading is very fast when compared to other methods of Internet access.
Cables can also be used to get the broadband access. Television cables are also used for getting the Internet service. You can use telephone as well as Internet simultaneously. It is very simple to install. It is possible to enjoy these services only in large towns or cities.
In this method, you can get Internet access without using wires. The only limitation of this method is the non-availability of wireless services in all areas.
Getting broadband Internet access through satellite is easy and it is available everywhere except the slum or remote areas. The vital limitation to be considered in this method is its huge cost. You have to spend more to get this type of broadband service. This method can be preferred while you do not get Internet access from any of the above explained methods. For which you have to install a special satellite dish. 100% of UK population can get this service.