A DSL connection
is a high speed internet connection- DSL stands for Digital
Subscriber Line (some who have had difficulties may have another
word for the "D" :-).
Anyhow, DSL uses
your existing phone lines for connection, but at very high speeds. It
is another "always on" type internet connection and in a few
years will probably be the # 1 high speed type connection (cable is
Keep in mind that
cable is generally a little faster then "standard" DSL. However,
there are newer DSL technologies that are as fast, or even faster, than
a T1 line ( a T1 line is really quick, you can easily host a busy web
site, or multiple busy sites for that matter, with a T1 line). So if
you go for one of these higher speed DSL connections, you'll blow away
a cable modem.
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