Internet Providers in Burlington NC


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Compare Internet Service in Burlington, NC

The following is a look at the differences between the types of internet available in Burlington, NC, which are DSL, cable, fiber, and satellite, along with the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

There have never been more internet options available than there are today for the modern consumer, who can choose from DSL, cable, fiber optic and satellite internet. All these choices result in a far more competitive market, which is great for consumers, who end up with better deals and faster download speeds. The one drawback is that the many options can make it more difficult for consumers to choose an internet plan, and it gets even harder with the bundle packages available.

Voip-Info.org solves that issue by helping customers in Burlington, NC find the top deals on high-speed internet. It includes comparisons of cable, fiber-optic, DSL and satellite internet providers, so each customer can find the right provider and plan. The Voip-Info.org tool can even find internet plans compatible with a customer’s current TV or phone service, when applicable. Customers can search for plans by entering their ZIP code in the tool above.

Those looking for business internet providers are also in luck, as Voip-Info.org has another section for those plans. The Voip-Info.org Internet Speed Test shows customers their internet speed, and it’s very convenient, as it works on any device since it doesn’t require Java or Flash.

Cable Internet in Burlington, NC

High-speed cable internet service in Burlington, NC is available through the same cable companies offering phone and TV service. With cable internet, the user has a modem installed in his home. The cable company uses either coaxial or fiber-optic cables to connect that home modem with its closest office location. The cable company transmits internet service from its office to the home modem using the bandwidth from its TV channels. Consumers can see all the cable internet service plan options in their specific area using the Voip-Info.org broadband comparison tool.

It's not a challenge for cable companies to offer internet service along with TV service, because internet doesn’t use much bandwidth. The cable companies in Burlington, NC tend to have several different bundle packages, so consumers can pick the combination of internet, phone and TV services that they want. It’s quick and simple for a cable company to add internet service when a user already has TV or phone service, as it only needs to set up a modem and hook it up. One of the advantages with cable internet is that distance isn’t a factor in regards to connection quality and speed, because the user’s home modem connects to the provider’s office regardless.

Cable internet has one significant drawback, and that’s the fact that there can be a loss of connection speed when a large number of customers in one area are using bandwidth. This happens most often when those users are also performing tasks that require substantial bandwidth, such as file sharing.

Customers who want a cable bundle package should verify that the bundle they get is a better deal than purchasing each service individually, because this isn’t always the case. Fortunately, they can easily find the top bargains through the tools available on Voip-Info.org.

Fiber Optic Internet Service Providers in Burlington, NC

This type of service is new to the broadband market and is only available in large metropolitan areas like Burlington, NC. Fiber optic service, often called 'FiOS', works much like cable internet except that it is much faster. A fiber optic line can deliver television and phone service as well. It is expected that fiber optic internet will become the standard service in the next decade.

DSL Internet in Burlington, NC

The popular acronym DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line, which refers to internet connection provided via analog telephone lines. The analog telephone lines give users access to a frequency range or bandwidth for transmitting telephone calls. DSL providers use the extra bandwidth to give the users internet connection. The internet service requires the installation of a DSL modem, which connects a subscriber to a provider via the analog telephone line. The provider in turn connects to the internet through a digital subscriber line access multiplexer (DSLAM), thus giving the subscriber access to the internet.

Telephone calls take very little bandwidth, enabling the subscribers in Burlington, NC to access the internet via the remaining bandwidth without affecting quality of service. The advantage of DSLAM is that the quality of service is not affected by the number of subscribers in the same neighborhood. Therefore, DSL internet service may actually provide faster speeds in practice than the other providers who advertise fast speeds.

However, the distance from the provider will affect the quality of connection. The service is good if a provider and subscriber are fairly close. The service is ideal for users who already have analog telephone lines. Voip-Info.org can help users compare the DSL providers in Burlington, NC. People should also read customer reviews to determine quality of service after checking with the local service providers.

Satellite Internet in Burlington, NC

With satellite internet service in Burlington, NC, the user must have a satellite dish installed on his home and it needs to face the equator. A satellite sends frequencies to this satellite dish, and the satellite dish then sends these frequencies to the user’s modem. The modem uses these frequencies to provide internet access for the user.

There are certainly more popular types of high-speed internet service in Burlington, NC, especially since many customers won’t want to install satellite dishes at their homes. However, satellite internet service is beneficial for customers who live in rural areas. In places like these, cable internet may not be an option, and DSL internet service is too slow because of how far the user is from the provider’s office. Satellite internet service is an excellent option for customers who want high-speed internet but aren’t close enough to the city to take advantage of more popular options.

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