Quick Guide: Broadband
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What is it?

How does it work?

Broadband and dial-up compared

Applications

Wider competition

The future

Applications
Broadband versatility has helped attract new customers

Broadband allows you to browse the internet much faster as the pages download more quickly.

It can be used for downloading files, such as music or films, although some providers restrict the amount of downloading that can be made.

Broadband can be used to view video clips, take part in video conferencing and online gaming.

Increasingly, people are using it to make telephone calls over the internet.