What Does DSL Internet Means?

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What is the Difference Between DSL and other Types of Internet?

The capacity to deliver internet simultaneously to the wired home phone service is the main differential factor in DSL connection. This happens because it uses higher frequencies bands for data.

DSL Internet is one of the most affordable types of internet and is more often available in urban areas. Its bit rates usually varies from 256 kbit/s to over 100 Mbit/s, which will depend on each DSL technology, line conditions, and service- level implementation.

What Are the DSL Benefits?

Unlike dial-up, DSL uses a separate portion of the phone line, so you can access the internet and use your phone at the same time. For many, not having to share a line to a central office is an advantage. Plus, this is often the cheaper option between all the other types. Until today, it is a prevalent broadband in many places in Europe. DSL speeds are somewhat limited but can still be up to 40x faster than dial-up. Plus, your speed will always be steady, whether you have 2 or 200 people connecting to the network.
  • ✔ High availability
  • ✔ Lower pricing
  • ✔ Limited speeds
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Types of DSL Internet

There are many variants of this of this kind of Internet connection. The most common are:
  • 1. Digital Subscriber Line (SDSL): have matching upload and download speeds
  • 2. Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL): faster download speeds in comparison to upload
  • 3. Very High Rate Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL): much faster asymmetric speeds.
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