Enhanced Discovering Computers 201...

1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458



Enhanced Discovering Computers 201...

1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458
Chapter 10, Problem 18CT
Textbook Problem

How does DSL differ from cable Internet service? (466)

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Difference between DSL and cable internet services:

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)Cable internet service
It is a technology to transfer the digital data through the copper phone line.It is used to deliver the broadband internet access in the form of cable internet.
DSL uses higher frequency as much as the line can carry...

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