1.3 - Home and Personal Communication Systems (WJEC)

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What different services allow us to connect to the internet?
Broadband, Satellite, Mobile, Dial-up and Cable.
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Advantages/Disadvantages of Broadband?
A - Faster. Use telephone and internet at same time. D - More expensive dial-up. Still not available in some countryside areas.
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Advantages/Disadvantages of Satellite?
A - Gain high-speed access to the internet where broadband and mobile network coverage is low. D - Can be expensive.
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Advantages/Disadvantages of Mobile?
A - More convenient, can connect anywhere. D - Slower than broadband.
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Advantages/Disadvantages of Dial-up?
A - Affordable. D - Slower, cannot use telephone and internet at the same time.
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Advantages/Disadvantages of Cable?
A - Can provide very fast connection. Affordable. D - Not all areas have access to cable Internet providers.
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What are some connection technologies?
Wireless, Bluetooth and GIS (Geographical Information Systems)
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Advantages/Disadvantages of Wireless?
A - Fewer restriction on where available. No wires. D - Easier for hackers to gain access to data when using pueblo Wi-fi hotspots.
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Advantages/Disadvantages of Bluetooth?
A - No cables. Quick to set up. D - Only be used to connect devices in the same room.
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Advantages/Disadvantages of GIS?
A - Save money an help the environment by using less fuel by choosing shorter routes. Also view ETA. D - Not always up to date. Can cause accidents.
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A - Faster. Use telephone and internet at same time. D - More expensive dial-up. Still not available in some countryside areas.

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Advantages/Disadvantages of Satellite?

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Advantages/Disadvantages of Mobile?

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Advantages/Disadvantages of Dial-up?

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