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   Comparing Broadband Speeds       Speed Myths   

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Broadband speed test

Broadband speed test

Broadband offers a limitless array of data transfer speeds from 64Kbps up to 11Mbps (that’s 11,000Kbps or over a 170 times faster than the fastest dial-up connection). This sections tries to cover all the available broadband types and how they compare to one another based on speed and features.

connection
speed
cost
availability
ADSL
384 - 768Kbps
average
ubiquitous
IDSL
64 - 128Kbps
average
limited
SDSL
128 - 1,540Kbps
average
ubiquitous
VDSL
7 - 50Mbps
high
very limited
Cable
384 - 3,000Kbps
cheap
ubiquitous
ISDN
64 - 128Kbps
very-high
limited
Satellite
64 - 400Kbps
very-high
very limited
Wireless
11 - 54Mbps
high
limited

 

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