What does dial-up internet access mean?

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Dial-up internet access is when a normal telephone line and a modem are used to connect to the Internet. The computer tells the modem to dial the phone number of an Internet Service Provider (ISP) which then connects to another modem on the other end.
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How do you set up wireless broadband Internet access in the home?

When you get broadband cable or dsl you should be set up with a modem connected to your computer with an ethernet cable (similar to a phone cable). To make this wireless you need a wireless router (this connects the modem to the computers) and wireless cards (there are different kinds for desktops o (MORE)

How can one connect an apple PC or laptop to a code division multiplex access phone 1000x dial up internet service provider?

I haven't managed all the nuances of this issue, but basically a CDMA connection is where a computer (laptop/desktop, IBM/Mac) can use a CDMA or GSM based cell phone to act as a modem, and dial an ISP for the end user. This connection requires a specialized data cable for the model of cell phone to (MORE)

What is portable internet access?

Portable internet access usally refers to the connecton of a electronic device to a wireless network (usually Wi-Fi) This can be at a Wi-Fi hotspot (publically available Wi-Fi networks) or in a home Wi-Fi network. Many devices can connect to Wi-Fi. These include phones, laptops, portable gaming co (MORE)

No internet access through router?

Your Internet Service Provide may require a user name and password to log on to the network or a domain name It could be your email address and password or if you have a master account it would need that info Example xxx@bellsouth.com or xxx@comcast.com

What hardware is required to access the internet?

Hardware for the Internet can be defined as the tangible items needed to allow a user access either by direct connection or through a dial-up connection to a host computer. The first connections involved mainframe computers and telephone line connections. Since then the innovations in computer techn (MORE)

How does one access the Internet?

You would access the internet by first establishing an internet connection. Next you would use an internet browser such a internet explorer or Google chrome. Double click the browser icon and you have accessed the internet.

How can you access to the Internet?

You have to take your computer apart and put it back together in a messed up way. Then you shake it 100 times and then throw your computer on the ground. Wait a day, and then you'll be able to access the internet.

Who can access the Internet?

Just about anyone can access the Internet. As long as you have a computer and a subscription or wi-fi connection there should be no problem. In third world and dictated countries, that is an entirely different story.

Does Broadband Internet Access mean that you can surf the web really fast?

In the past, broadband referred to any Internet connection that was over 256 Kbps (kilobits per second) -- that is about 4 to 5 times faster than the best dial-up, which is limited to only 56 Kbps. In July of 2010, the FCC redefined what it considers basic broadband as any connection with at leas (MORE)

Can you use dial-up internet access to connect a laptop to wireless internet?

Wireless and Dial-Up are two different methods of accomplishing the same thing. Therefore, they are basically mutually exclusive. (technically you could use them both at the same time, but in nearly every case, the dial-up would be far inferior, so there wouldn't be much point). If you mean "wire (MORE)

Customers access the internet through a what?

You need a modem and an Internet Services Provider. You can purchase a modem to install in the computer that connects through your phone line. You will need to contact a company such as AOL to be your ISP. You can also contact your phone or cable company for a DSL (phone) or cable modem

Can you access the internet with DOS?

DOS can be used to access Internet. There are more than few Internet applications for DOS: web browsers, e-mail clients, messaging, other networking sofware for DOS. Even if they are not as capable as those for Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, it is quite possible to use DOS for surfing Internet.

How do you get free Internet access with an iPod?

Only an iPod Touch can get free internet access through a WiFi hotspot. Just go to Settings-->WiFi (turn it on if you haven't already) and it will automatically search for a WiFi hotspot. Once it's found one, tap to select. (you many need to enter a password first.)

If you do not have access to the internet or do you still have access to intranet?

It is possible for an intranet to be working and for you to have access to it, while not having access to the internet. Your intranet is your own private network. It can be part of the internet by linking to other networks. Sometimes your intranet can be working, but there is a problem with your gat (MORE)

How reliable is broadband Internet access?

The US FCC says basic broadband internet service has a speed of at least 4.0 Mbits per second. However, the server conditions and the network you are on affects how fast your internet is. Speed varies by region.

Do you have to have broadband acess to access the internet?

Broadband is not the only way to access the internet. Broadband is offered through land line telephone companies while television and satellite companies offer access through cable connections. With the advent of the IPhone and IPad now cellular telephone companies are offering access to the interne (MORE)

Is it possible to set up satellite internet access in my home?

"Starband, Hughesnet, and AT&T are currently offering services for internet access via satellite. Although satellite access should be capable anywhere there are a few very remote places on earth, especially in the polar regions, where it is not available."

Can Wifi be dial-up access?

No matter what type of ISP. WiFi can be configured to local or global. Dial-up or Broadband or satilite is required to connect global network.

How would you access an Internet?

You sign up for an Internet service provider in your local area. You also need a device to access Internet with. You can also get Internet service with your phone via your cell phone company if they provide it and they have it available in your area.

What does dial up internet connections mean?

Dial up Internet is using a land telephone line and computer modem to dial into an Internet Service Provider to gain access to the Internet backbones. The modem takes up 100% of the phone line, not allowing for incoming or outgoing telephone calls until the session is over. This type of connectio (MORE)

How many people use internet dial up access?

According to aol, around 3 million people still use dial up internet access. Many of these could be smaller shops though using old chip and pin devices that take a long time.

What is dial up internet access?

Dial up internet access is the access of internet using a telephone. The telephone is connected to a router, the router is then connected to a computer, much like in using internet nowadays, however you must call a number to gain internet access and the telehpone can not be using while using the int (MORE)

What is the software to access the internet?

To access the internet, one need to have any browser like internet explorer, firefox, chrome etc. and a software related to device(like: any usb dongle) that is used to connect the system to internet, if used.

Where can one get free internet access?

One can get free internet in many coffee shops or restaurants or even in some food stores that give free wireless access, assuming that he already has his laptop with him. If not, public library will let everyone use their computers and have free internet access.

What does the c in iPhone 5c mean?

Some people say that the 'c' stands for cheap, because the iPhone 5is made out of plastic (polycarbonate frame reinforced with steel).There is no answer to what the 'c' means but it is presumed that itmeans colour because the 5c comes in 5 colors.