DSL & Your Phone

Does DSL Disconnect When the Phone Rings? You will not lose your DSL Internet connection when your phone rings. A connection to the Internet through your Digital Subscriber Line won’t affect your home phone service. DSL filters divide data and voice signals so they can operate independently. Integrated filters in your DSL connection are designed to safeguard your computers and …

Learn about Naked DSL Internet Service

What is Naked DSL Internet Service? Although it may have an odd name, naked DSL Internet Service is simply a standalone digital subscriber line (DSL) that allows you to connect to the Internet.  Essentially, DSL Internet service runs over your phone line to provide your home with a high-speed connection. Naked DSL service, however, gives your home access to high-speed …

What is a DSL Filter?

    A DSL filter prevents signals or echoes from an analog device from compromising performance and causing connection issues with DSL service. Sometimes called a micro-filter, it’s an analog low-pass filter between analog devices and a regular line for your home phone. It blocks interference between devices and the DSL service on the same line, which, at the top …

What is DSL Internet Service?

If you’ve ever wondered what “DSL” stands for, you’re not alone. DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line. A digital subscriber line is simply the underground connection used for DSL Internet service. DSL Internet service runs through your home phone line, like dial-up does. But before you compare DSL to dial-up, keep in mind that DSL is high-speed Internet, and uses …

Where is DSL Available?

Internet providers offer similar services, but don’t always offer them in similar places. So how do you know if you can get a DSL connection? The best way to find the DSL providers in your area is to call our Internet Experts: but, did you know that a DSL connection is also one of the most versatile? It’s available in …

How Fast is DSL?

    The point of a high-speed Internet connection is to get online fast, but fast is a relative term. When it comes to DSL speeds (and different Internet connections in general), there’s an easy way to measure speed: megabits per second. To understand how fast DSL is, first you need to know about Mbps.   What is Mbps? Megabits …