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#24305 - 04/09/03 06:29 PM What type of Internet Connection?
Bill Addiss Offline
Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3875
Loc: NY, USA
As a companion to the Resolution thread;

What type of Internet Connection do you have, or usually come here with?
Dialup? 28.8 56k Cable Modem etc?

I figure that at some point we can be less concerned about page loading times, which is affected by picture size and resolutions etc. But I think that many people are still on dialup connections.

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#24306 - 04/09/03 06:35 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
golf junkie Offline
Registered: 04/22/01
Posts: 507
Loc: York, NE
Cable modem here. Once you've gone broadband, you'll never go back!

#24307 - 04/09/03 06:47 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
Electric Eagle Offline
Registered: 04/20/02
Posts: 914
Loc: Alpharetta, GA
Cable Modem at home, which is where I surf the most. I do have dial up 56k at the shop just for emergency info. Cable or DSl is the only way to go and I agree, once you try broadband, you'll never go back.
#24308 - 04/09/03 07:02 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
Trumpy Offline

Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 8211
Loc: SI,New Zealand
I've got dial-up 56k, here.
Broadband is way too expensive to have at home, over here, it's cost limits it to commercial use.
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#24309 - 04/09/03 07:07 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
fla sparkey Offline
Registered: 08/03/02
Posts: 47
Loc: Winter Haven, Florida USA
I've had cable modem at my house for about 2 years now. Dial up service was just way too slow.
#24310 - 04/09/03 07:17 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
NJwirenut Offline
Registered: 09/15/01
Posts: 806
Loc: Bergen County, NJ
DSL here. Had it about 2 years, and am quite happy with it. The connection is shared with 2 other computers via a router/firewall, with no noticeable speed loss.
#24311 - 04/09/03 07:18 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
classicsat Offline
Registered: 11/23/02
Posts: 456
Dial-up here. I wish I could get DSL, but the way I use the internet, the current
financial situation here, and the fact that the DSL provider available to me has only a full rate DSL plan, basically calculates as no DSL. If they had a DSL lite plan, I'd jump right at it.
#24312 - 04/09/03 07:38 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
caselec Offline
Registered: 04/14/02
Posts: 558
Loc: San Jose, CA
I have had cable modem access for about 4 years and can't imagine what it would be like to go back to dial up.

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#24313 - 04/09/03 07:40 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
jb Offline
Registered: 03/01/02
Posts: 27
Loc: kentucky
DSL - 2 years and loving it
#24314 - 04/09/03 07:51 PM Re: What type of Internet Connection?
bigrockk Offline
Registered: 01/25/03
Posts: 174
Loc: Middle of Canada
Cable modem here for the last 4 years. Love all that bandwidth!!
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