What is broadband and why is it important to the Internet?

Ferron, Pete
February 2000
Fort Worth Business Press;02/11/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 42, p12B
Explains the concept of broadband technology and its importance to the Internet industry. High-speed Internet access; Available technologies for gaining access to the Internet; Faster data transmission rates offered by broadband technology; Digital Subscriber Lines.


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