Broadband facilitates communication in the form of email, text messages, videos, and more to your network. Broadband is the carrier electronic of communication to coworkers, friends, and family. The faster the broadband, the better your communication experience when it comes to video. The more individuals on your video chat, the more broadband resources are needed. If your electronic devices support 4K or even sharper video images, the broadband demands become even greater.
Video Chat Services
For family holiday communication you will also want to use the easiest video conference tool; a tool that most everybody will feel comfortable in using. Sometimes the decision to which video software tool to use is based upon the available hardware. Based on Review Geek and my personal favorites, here are some suggestions:
I am already shocked. As a father of two digitally-connected children, I know first hand of the significant value of having broadband available. The digital value is having computers available, the knowledge of how to apply computers, with broadband being available on demand, to engage with society for knowledge, communication, health, and more.
Additionally, having volunteered at several area schools and community centers, I see the digital divide. If students don’t have broadband available at home, immediately the student is disconnected from our digital world of learning opportunities.
Digital Tools & Learning. (2020, December 10). Benton Foundation. https://www.benton.org/blog/digital-tools-learning
The author of this article, Marc Czarnecki; helps to minimize the rural divide in America by supporting the WNC Broadband Project.
The WNC Broadband Team advocates for the necessary broadband improvements for our #digitallives.
Individuals that can afford internet are likely to have terrestrial (land) or fixed wireless internet access at home or at public locations. Internet access can also be acquired using a smartphone when the personal hotspot option is turned-on.
Holiday travels and sometimes the need for faster internet maybe available using a smartphone’s hotspot feature. Also, in Western North Carolina with winter weather potential of wind, snow, ice; understanding how to use a smartphone hotspot can an provide internet connectivity alternative provided the smartphone has data time available through the mobile phone provider. Cellular data speeds are dependent on the the proximity of a cellular tower and the network traffic.
With the majority of smartphones run either an Apple iOS or Google Android, how do you use a smartphone’s personal hotspot feature?
Consider a practice session and running a speed test to see how it compares to your home’s service. Again, be aware of your cellular providers limitations of usage as they vary by provider and the level of plan that you are using.