Broadband in Ireland by Lucy O' Higgins


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Broadband in Ireland by Lucy O' Higgins

  1. 1. By Lucy O’ Higgins N00083704 Broadband in Ireland By Lucy O’ Higgins N00083704
  2. 2.  The term broadband commonly refers to high- speed Internet access that is always on and faster than the traditional dial-up access. Broadband services provides higher-speed of data transmission. It allows more content to be carried through the transmission “pipeline.”
  3. 3.  Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) Cable Modem Fibre Optic Wireless Satellite Broadband over Powerlines (BPL)
  4. 4.  DSL is a wireline transmission technology that transmits data faster over traditional copper telephone lines already installed to homes and businesses. Takes advantage of unused frequencies to transmit data. Requires a modem. Secure Service Speed is affected easily.
  5. 5.  Cable modem service enables cable operators to provide broadband using the same coaxial cables that deliver pictures and sound to your TV set. It is more efficient than DSL Broadband. Enables the use of VOIP to cut down on costs. Speed Effective
  6. 6.  Fibre optic broadband works by sending information as pulses of light through individual optical fibres. Fibre optics have less interference than DSL. Keep the signal strength over much greater distances. Operate at a higher frequency range.
  7. 7.  Wireless broadband is high-speed Internet service via wireless technology. It is available in Internet Cafes, local “hot spots” within many cities, private businesses and many homes. Any computer equipped with wireless capacity within receiving distance can pick up the signal, making the Internet "portable.“ Speed depends on signal strength
  8. 8.  Satellite broadband is Internet connectivity provided by satellite, rather than dial-up, DSL or cable service. The Internet feed is beamed from satellite to a dish installed at the subscribers home. It is more expensive to set up than DSL or cable, and weather can affect the signal.
  9. 9. Eircom – offer 3 main packages; basic, regularand ultimate broadband and home phone lines.Imagine – offers free WI-FI, unlimited broadband,advanced phone features and unlimited local,national and UK calls.UPC - offers home phone lines, TV andbroadband services
  10. 10.  Vodafone – offers mobile phone, broadband and landline services. Digiweb – offers home phone lines and broadband services. Smart Telecom – offers home phone lines and broadband packages for the home, business and corporate groups.
  11. 11.  I chose Eircoms Regular broadband and home phone bundle because: Only €45.00 per month ( for first 6 months ) €50.00 there after Up to 8mb uncongested download speed Unlimited Off- Peak Local & National Landline Calls Unlimited usage allowance Free Wireless Modem Free line rental No installation fee Upload speed of 512kbps Connection Ratio of 24:1 Modem used: DSL
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