Wireless Internet FAQs

A wireless network is easy to setup whether you have DSL, cable or any other type of Internet. A Wi-Fi network relies on a wireless router, which is simple to install on your own. But, other aspects of wireless networks aren’t as clear. Check out some of the most frequently asked questions about wireless Internet.   What’s a VPN? VPN …

The Difference between Megabits and Megabytes

One byte consists of eight bits. It’s a simple way to remember that no matter what the prefix is (mega, giga, kilo), the meaning of a bit and a byte stays the same. Even though the two are nearly identical in spelling, a megabit is not the same as a megabyte. A megabit is styled as “Mbps.” A megabyte is …

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 …