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4G Networks conquer Rural Areas as Alternative to Satellite Internet

If you do not get a DSL line at your home a Satellite Dish based Internet service was the only option.

Sep 29 2011, 10:01am CDT | by

4G Networks conquer Rural Areas as Alternative to Satellite Internet
 
 

Broadband internet is as important as electricity these days. If you live in an area where Telcos are not providing you with a DSL service you had only the chance to get a Satellite Dish based Internet service. With the growing coverage of 4G networks a wireless broadband connection is now also a choice. In Germany the government actually pushes carries to also roll out 4G in areas where no cable based broadband connectivity exists.

Over the past 10 years, many advancements have been made in the networking and telecommunications arena. Wireless solutions are much more common, and hard-wired connections are no longer necessary; Internet users can enjoy the luxury of the Internet untethered.

So you should not think about 4G to be just for mobile devices. Companies like http://internet.clear.com also offer 4G for the home. A neat thing is also to get a combined plan where you can have the same service at home and on the road on your 4G smartphone.

Of course if you live basically off the grid a satellite dish internet service is the only way to update you Facebook status.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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