Up Internet was the standard that most people used when the internet
started out. Dial Up Internet no longer gets more users signing
up for it compared to broadband as the costs of broadband have dropped
huge amounts over the last few years. Also the benefits
of getting broadband completely outweigh those of using dial
up Internet access.
up Internet connects to the Internet through a standard modem
that can connect at a top speed of 56Kbps (standard broadband is
10 times faster than this and with many broadband providers offering
1mb and 2mb broadband you can connect to the Internet at up to 40
times faster than dial up Internet).
dial up Internet the modem uses the same part of the telephone line
that is used to make voice calls so the Internet and telephone cannot
both be used at the same time.
Up Internet is very slow compared to broadband, it take's approximately
2 minutes 41 seconds to download a 1mb file. Compare
broadband speeds here.
you are after a dial up internet provider then you will find many
of the broadband providers listed on this site also offer dial up
deals. A few examples are BT,