Comcast delivers Internet and television signal over the same copper cable networks.
Cable providers use copper TV wires.
Coaxial Cable lines can manage more bandwidth than DSL.
Download speed will usually outperform uploads on cable.
Is Xfinity DSL or cable Internet?
Cable vs. DSL
The major difference between Verizon and Comcast is the type of Internet service each company provides. Verizon employs a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) service, as well as FiOS, or fiber optic service, while Comcast uses a cable connection.
Is Comcast fiber or DSL?
Xfinity vs. AT&T: Internet Speeds
Both providers deliver 1 Gbps speeds—which is amazingly fast—via their respective fiber networks. Xfinity and AT&T offer a lot of variety in their lower and medium speed tiers. AT&T’s DSL plans start at 5 Mbps ($40/month) and go up to 100 Mbps, with a lot of plans in between.
Do I have DSL or cable?
A DSL Internet modem typically has a thin flexible flat cable that connects to a phone jack with a RJ11 connector. FYI: Regular cable Internet is usually much faster than DSL Internet. Many cable plans are in excess of 100 Mbps. You can read more about cable Internet here.
What type of Internet is xfinity?
A few types of broadband Internet connection include Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), cable, fiber-optic, wireless, satellite, and broadband over power lines (BPL). Both DSL and cable Internet are high-bandwidth connections.
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