How do you connect to the internet?
You’ve been introduced to internet basics; now, how do you connect to the internet and an internet service provider or ISP?
- Wireline internet network
- Dial-up – through your home’s telephone network
- DSL – also through your home telephone network
- Cable – through cable television
- Fiber optic – cables
- Wireless internet network
- Cellular – smartphone or hotspot
- Wireless ISP
- Hughesnet and others
- Starlink – SpaceX
Wireless Home Network
Setting-up an internet network in your home to an internet service provider requires a modem and a wireless router to make a WiFi network to connect devices:
WNC Broadband Project
The Western North Carolina broadband leadership team constantly provides advocacy for improving broadband in our beautiful part of the state of North Carolina.
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Internet Basics: Connecting to the Internet. (2019). GCFGlobal.org. https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/internetbasics/connecting-to-the-internet/1/
Internet Basics: How to Set Up a Wi-Fi Network. (2019). GCFGlobal.org. https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/internetbasics/how-to-set-up-a-wifi-network/1/