Broadband Services in Dun Laoghaire Áine Richardson BAM DL242 Year 4
Game Plan I am starting up a new business and working from home. I must find an applicable broadband in my area (Dun Laoghaire) in order to have sufficient internet access to run a successful business.
What is Broadband? Broadband is telecommunication in which a wide band of frequencies is available to transmit information. Since a wide band of frequencies are available, information can be multiplexed and sent on many different frequencies or channels within the band simultaneously, allowing more information to be transmitted in a given amount of time.
Broadband on offer in the Dun Laoghaire area... Imagine! B.T. Eircom Digiweb Chorus NTL O2 Mobile Broadband Meteor Mobile Broadband Satellite Broadband
Terms that you will need to know before you continue reading on.. MB- This is a high speed connection allowing for maximum downloading speed to a certain amount i.e. 24 Mbps= 24 megabytes per second. GB- The amount of memory a computer or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 megabyes. Kbps- Kilobytes per second. 1 kilobit = 1,000 bits per second.
More terms... IP Address- this stands for Internet Protocol address. i.e. 18.104.22.168
DSLDigital Subscriber Line DSL is a family of technologies that provide digital data transmission over the wires of a television network.
Wireless Broadband Wireless broadband is a connection that allows you to connect to the internet at a high speed without the need for a computer to be connected to the internet with wires. It also allows for more than one user to be connected to the internet at one time from the same connection.
Satellite Broadband Satellite broadband is the least commonly used broadband due to its expensive price tag. This is internet connectivity sent through a satellite pod. This is mostly used by those who live in rural areas.