In this video, Mike explores the common broadband—always on—connections to the Internet. Starting with DSL, the video looks also at fiber, cable, satellite, and 802.11 Wi-Fi.
and you want to connect to the internet, … odds are good you're going to be using what we call … a broadband connection. … Broadband connections are the typical way we connect, … cables, DSL, sometimes wireless, … sometimes even satellite. … So, I want to cover those in this episode. … Now, the important thing about broadband versus dial-up … ready for you whenever you need it. … So, let's start with probably the granddaddy of all, DSL. … Now, DSL stands for digital subscriber line, … and it was one of the earliest versions of broadband … and it worked because it piggybacked … on top of telephone lines to give you a digital service. … So, you could still have a regular telephone on that line, … but it added more signal that was a digital signal. … Now, what I have in front of me here is a DSL modem. … We're going to have to talk about that word modem. … That's where you plug into your telephone line. … That was your connection to your ISP, … and then there's a bunch of yellow connections on here too, …
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