The term broadband commonly refers to high-speed Internet access that is always on and faster than traditional dial-up access.

Broadband includes several high-speed transmission technologies such as:

  • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
  • Cable
  • Fiber Optic to the Home
  • Fixed Wireless
  • Satellite

The Broadband Internet Technology available to you will depend on several factors. These may include whether you live in an urban or rural area, how broadband Internet access is packaged with other services (such as voice telephone and home entertainment), price, and availability.