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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification by Scott Bennett

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CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 1

1.2.1: The following list defines the connection options for a small office or home user to the Internet:

• Dialup access provides a slower connection through a phone line and a modem. This choice is often driven by a lack of availability of other types of connections, expense, or a lack of teenagers in the household.

• Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) provides a faster-than-dialup, yet more expensive, connection over phone lines. A DSL modem uses a different frequency than a phone, so the user can be on the phone and online at the same time—an optimal configuration for teenagers and small-business users alike.

• A cable modem provides an Internet connection over the same coaxial cable used to provide television.

• A ...

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