Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting with dial-up, part of CompTIA Network+ Exam Prep (N10-006) Part 5: Advanced IP Networking.
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- I love the CompTIA Network+ exam,…it's one of my favorite certifications there are.…However, there's a few topics on there…I'm not a big fan of and this is one of them.…It's dial-up.…Using your old, plain old telephone service, your POTS,…or your Publicly Switched Telephone Network, PSTN,…to connect to the internet.…Now don't get me wrong, I lived on dial-up…for many, many years,…but we have newer technologies now,…cable, with DSL, Fiber,…heck, even my iPhone just automatically…connects to the internet,…that makes dial-up kind of a bit of a dated technology.…
However, it's on the test,…so let's give it some quick coverage.…I actually have to laugh, my sound person…was looking at my modem right here…and going, "Wow, I've never seen one before."…So come back to the old days with Grandpappy Mike…and let's talk about dial-up.…It all starts right here.…This is an external modem.…Now if you take a look at this modem…you're gonna see it's got three connections…that are important.…One of these connects to your telephone outlet,…
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