Sunday, 10 May 2009

Have Dial-Up? Get Satellite Internet!

For people that are dedicated to remaining up to date on all the latest technological advances that come out on the market, the mere mention of dial-up internet must sound like a reference to some ancient and long gone fable. Nonetheless, and to the surprise of many, there are tons of people out there in the world (and in the country!) that still are using their phone modem to surf the web...a travesty in the opinion of anybody that values efficiency and speed in their dealings! With the advent of satellite internet, there has never been a better time for the poor souls suffering with the tedium and pain of a dial-up modem to upgrade to modern connection speeds and a whole host of other benefits, which you'll only be able to access via satellite.

It is hard to imagine that any person still using a dial-up modem in today's world could possibly perform work tasks or fulfill any sort of obligation involving use of the internet. Hence the need that dial-up users have for switching to a modern alternative, and asap! The biggest difference that these people will notice when they switch to a satellite internet connection will undoubtedly be the drastically reduced waiting and download times. In fact, to be precise, the leading internet connections via satellite dish provide download speeds that are over 50 times faster than a dial-up equivalent. Can you imagine the benefits of being able to accomplish 50 times as much work in a day? Or of having 50 times as many entertainment options at your disposal? Whatever the outcome, the amount of time spent in front of the monitor tapping one's fingers on the desk and nervously biting one's nails awaiting the completion of a download will definitely be cut back to almost unnoticeable periods. Whereas with dial-up you could end up waiting for several hours just to download a file of a few hundred megabytes, with satellite internet you won't have to put up with more than just a few minutes' delay.

Amazingly, there isn't a community or individual in the country that isn't eligible for a satellite connection from one company or another. Basically, all you need in order to have a satellite internet service installed in your home is a straight and unblocked view of the southern sky, which practically any property can offer up; the only foreseeable place where this might be a problem would be in crowded cities (where there is less need for satellite connections, and if they're wanted an arrangement can always be made to use the apartment building's roof space). For the people still using dial-up, who are mostly out in far-flung communities nowhere near cities, this one requirement is not likely to pose a problem.

As the technology has become increasingly available and the amount of companies working in the field has grown, the general quality of a satellite internet connection has at this point become incredibly high and reliable-which is why nobody has an excuse to keep using dial-up from here on out!

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