What is the difference between DSL, Cable, and Wireless Internet Access?
DSL, Cable and Wireless are all broadband Internet Access services, each
utilizing different transport technologies. DSL utilizes copper telephone lines
and Cable utilizes fiber or coaxial cable to transmit data. Wireless utilizes
radio frequencies to transmit data - satellite feeds, cable service or phone
service is NOT required. Wireless means no busy signals, no disconnects, and no
telecomm or cable service fees. Wireless is far superior to DSL, Cable &
Satellite in terms of reliability, speed, and security.
Why is Wireless
price competitive with DSL and Cable? DSL and Cable service require two
separate service components: a transport provider (your telco or cable company)
and an Internet Service Provider. In addition, land-based telephone and cable
lines are subject to costly tariffs, long installation timeframes and multiple
points of failure. These factors increase service costs and the probability of
Wireless there is no middleman - Telpage is both the transport and the Internet
provider which means no telco fees, no cable fees, and fewer points of failure.
You deal with one company end-to-end. Plus wireless installation does not
require costly construction to run a fiber connection to your business or home.
weather negatively affect wireless service? NO. Fixed wireless access
utilizes high frequency radio waves, which are not adversely affected by heavy
rains or snow. Fixed wireless is often confused with one-way satellite access
whose service can be affected by weather and meteorological factors.
Is my data
secure on a Wireless network? YES. Telpage's wireless technology, developed
by the military, utilizes FHSS or Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum technology
which transmits signal using very low power and spreads them over a
quasi-randomized spectrum of frequencies, each containing only a tiny fragment
or packet of information.
is required and is it supplied by Telpage? Our current subscriber units (SU)
include a variety of different radios/antenna combinations. In addition we
bundle everything needed for a broadband connection in convenient and cost