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What type of Internet Connection? #24305
04/09/03 08:29 PM
04/09/03 08:29 PM
Bill Addiss  Offline OP
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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.

Bill

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Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24306
04/09/03 08:35 PM
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golf junkie  Offline
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Cable modem here. Once you've gone broadband, you'll never go back! [Linked Image]

GJ

Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24307
04/09/03 08:47 PM
04/09/03 08:47 PM
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Electric Eagle  Offline
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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.

Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24308
04/09/03 09:02 PM
04/09/03 09:02 PM
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SI,New Zealand
Bill,
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. [Linked Image]

Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24309
04/09/03 09:07 PM
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fla sparkey  Offline
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Winter Haven, Florida USA
Bill:
I've had cable modem at my house for about 2 years now. Dial up service was just way too slow.

Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24310
04/09/03 09:17 PM
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NJwirenut  Offline
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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.

Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24311
04/09/03 09:18 PM
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classicsat  Offline
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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.

Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24312
04/09/03 09:38 PM
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caselec  Offline
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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.

Curt


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Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24313
04/09/03 09:40 PM
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jb  Offline
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kentucky
DSL - 2 years and loving it [Linked Image]

Re: What type of Internet Connection? #24314
04/09/03 09:51 PM
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bigrockk  Offline
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Cable modem here for the last 4 years. Love all that bandwidth!!

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