The speed at which you can use the web can be crucial to many businesses, but how to ensure that you get the best speed available?
If you are looking into high speed internet access using broadband, then why not read our list of the basic items needed for getting online and explanation of the different methods of connection.
If you want high speed internet access, here are a few things you will need :
You can purchase broadband from a range of ISPs, including BT Broadband, Bulldog, Virgin and Sky.
BT telephone line
This must be within 3.5 to 5.5 kilometres of an ADSL enabled exchange. The line will be tested before any high speed internet access can be installed.
This is akin to a typical splitter for multiple telephone connection, and is plugged into the phone socket. It is a device for separating data from voice and every phone socket in the house must have one. A micro-filter is not necessary in the absence of a telephone or other equipment that uses a phone line. A micro-filter can be obtained from most retailers and ISPs.
ADSL modem or router
Your ISP will give you a modem for an additional fee or for free. You can also purchase products online from a variety of retailers.
The equipment necessary for connection falls into 3 main categories:
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