Home and personal communication services - connection methods

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  • Fibre optic broadband
    • Home and personal communication services - connection methods
      • Broadband
        • broader bandwidth
        • faster/ higher bandwidth
        • faster - all digital signal
        • must have BB line installed in area
        • download limit
        • always connected
        • can stream - download
      • internet speed
        • measured in kilobits - kb/s megabits- mb/s
        • mp3 file - 3mb size - download speed of 3mb/s - 1 second to download
      • bluetooth
        • free
        • share files
        • wireless
        • connect to devices
        • low bandwidth
        • cant send big files
        • only small area proximity range
        • possible health concerns
      • Wifi
        • wireless network
        • wireless router - can connect to lots of devices
        • can access anywhere in house
        • available public places
        • loss of signal - some parts of house - blind spots
        • more devices connected = slower
      • Dial up modem
        • cheaper
        • no streaming - very limited
        • uses phone line - cant use broadband
        • must reconnect everytime
    • up to 50 MB/S 3MB mp3 file - 1 second
    • Costs more

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