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BROADBAND
Fast ADSL Internet Connections


BROADBAND is fast unmetered Internet access. It's available from various ISPs, each with different prices and conditions. It's important to be careful when choosing a broadband connection, as some of the packages that immediately seem a good idea have hidden snags. So, it's best to shop around and to know what you're doing when choosing.

In particular, I have heard about people jumping at the first offer they see because it offered "free modem", and they ended up buying a frog!

Incidentally, the "frog" was a BT giveaway modem which in the early days had the problem that it wasn't compatible with advances in operating systems such as Linux and the technical spec was kept secret. However, Linux experts soon figured out how to make the Frog usable with Linux, so all that secrecy was to no avail and it would have been nicer if it had been open source to start with.

Some more Broadband links can be explored here...

OneTel

BT BroadbandOneTel

BT Business Broadband

BT Openzone

fasthosts

Pipex Broadband Ltd (DGM PRO)

Post Office Home Phone and Broadband

Virgin MediaV21

Demon Broadband

Plus Net

Data Jack

Use Next

Tariam Satellite Communication

UK Online

TalkTalk

AOLToucan

Orange

NTL Broadband

Toucan

Onspeed

Homecallbe

eclipse

Mad As A Fish

Telewest Broadband UK

Homecall
Broadband by Caudwell Communications
NTL Home - Great Value Entertainment

Bulldog Communications ()

V21 and V21 Broadband - gone!

Applica Broadband - gone!

Boltblue (awin)

HomeChoice
Broadband, Movies on Demand and Replay TV by Homechoice
Telewest

Sonnet Broadband (aarc)

You can shop around!

Cautionary note: Make sure your broadband is proper broadband which by default is without spyware adverts interfering and distracting from your browsing. If your current broadband supplier is foisting adverts on you, I recommend you to switch to one of the providers on this page, which as far as I can tell, are free of such problems!

Broadband or Bandwidth? Broadband is a fast Internet connection for your own purposes so you can see stuff on the Internet without delay. In contrast, Bandwidth is the rating of your website hosting's ability to display your website to the rest of the world, even if you get to be in high demand! If you don't have your own website yet, here's How to get your own website