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Ways to Get Online

 Method         Needed Expense Pluses Minuses
 Dialup Phone landlineFree if local call to city with dialup service Price, convenience
of hookup
 Slowest speeds
 Phone service            + DSL
 Extra for DSL service Faster than dialup & can buy various speeds Not always available
 Cable service + cable modem Extra for cable DSL Faster than dialup and equal to DSL or more Not always available
 Satellite Satellite service Most Expensive Can be buggy, expensive Some rural areas maybe only option
 Wireless Wifi capable computer or cellular device/service Can be part of basic cell package or extra.. Charge by minute....Free
at some public wifi locations
 Convenience of portable computing, can be free Sometimes no free wifi,