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How to find what's in my area?

by lindaok / July 6, 2005 11:26 AM PDT

I am moving to a new house and leaving my SBC DSL. Dsl and cable will not be available. The house already has a Dish network dish. How do I find what kind of high speed internet is available to me? Thanks for your help.

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Well. . .
by Coryphaeus / July 6, 2005 11:16 PM PDT

If DSL and cable are not available, your final choices are ISDN and satellite.

ISDN is a fully digital connection with at speed of 128 KB/s up and down. And rather expensive. But it's distance limited so you'll have to contact your local phone company for availability.

Satellite? Yes, but very expensive. Contact DishNetwork for the specifics. One downside here, just like your TV signal, if you get heavy cloud cover, you will loose the internet connection also.


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Call the phone company
by SFRosie / July 11, 2005 8:29 AM PDT

I'm just going through the same thing - you phohe compnay probably has information about broadband for you. Also check with providers you like or have heard good things about (ie - earthlink) they let you put in your information on their website and tell you if they can service your home.

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