How to Get Fast Internet Speed

You have lots of options for getting fast Internet access, including options for mobile phones, PDAs, laptops and home computers. High-speed, digital Internet access could make your connection 100 times faster than analog access using a home dial-up connection, according to California State University at Fullerton.

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You have several options for high-speed Internet access.

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Order a high-speed DSL connection. DSL, which stands for Digital Subscriber Line, offers fast Internet speeds over land telephone lines. Contact your phone company to order.

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Order high-speed broadband Internet service through your local cable television provider. The cable companies offer fast Internet service as part of a bundle with other services, or it can be purchased as a stand-alone product.

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Order high-speed Internet access delivered by satellite. Some companies offering satellite services also offer high-speed Internet using the same technology. Check with your favorite satellite television company to order.

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Connect to a high-speed Internet connection, such as Wi-Fi, using your laptop or desktop. Your laptop must be capable of connecting to Wi-Fi, and you will need access to a free or paid Wi-Fi signal. Examples include free access at libraries and some coffee shops or bookstores.

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Subscribe to mobile broadband services. Contact a cell phone provider to order the service and a USB modem that will plug into your laptop. Once activated, the device will allow you to receive fast Internet access from your computer.

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Use your telephone, PDA or similar device to tap into free or paid high-speed Internet access via Wi-Fi.