Methods to configure a DSL modem
What are the ways to configure a DSL modem?
Internet connections are widely used nowadays because it allows you send e-mails, search various information, pay online bills, download games, software and the list goes on and on. There are different types of Internet connections like dial-up, DSL, cable, satellite connections, etc. A dial-up connection works on a phone line and is very slow when compared to other Internet connections. DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line and it was invented to overcome the disadvantage of a dial-up connection. It delivers high speed when compared to dial-up connection. A DSL modem is a device that is used to set-up a DSL Internet connection. DSL modems are connected to computers using an Ethernet cable or USB connection and the modem is usually provided by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) who you sign up the Internet connection with.
Here are the advantages of a DSL modem and ways to configure it:
- Does not engage the phone line
- High speed
Does not engage the phone line
The main disadvantage of a dial-up connection was usage of the phone line. You cannot use a dial-up connection and a phone line at the same time. This drawback of an Internet connection has been rectified using DSL modems. The phone line is divided into two channels, one for telephone and the other for an Internet connection. You can go online and talk on the phone at the same time.
A DSL modem provides you with an Internet connection which is eight times faster than a normal dial-up connection. You can enjoy browsing the web, chatting with your friends, downloading songs and movies at high speeds. You do not have to wait a long time to get connected. Most modems automatically connect you to the Internet as soon as you turn on the computer.
Slow Internet connections get disconnected automatically due to disturbance in the line or due to narrow bandwidth. DSL modem has line filters, which filters all the line noise and keeps you connected to the Internet without disconnecting unless you want to disconnect the Internet connection.
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