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Is ADSL3 Just Around the Corner?


The following article is brought to you by an Australian ISP. – Ed.

As with any type of technology – whether it’s a smartphone, tablet, car or computer – we are always on the lookout for the next upgrade. We want products that do more and have more to offer, and yesterday’s products are yesterday’s news. But what about our internet connection?

When it comes to mobile broadband, we have now moved from 3G to 4G – or we are on our way there, at least. What about home broadband? ADSL2+ has been around for a while now. Does that mean ADSL3 is just around the corner?

The ADSL Progression
ADSL – or Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line service – was introduced in the late 1990s, using copper telephone lines to transmit data. ADSL provided faster connection speeds, and used a splitter to allow one telephone line to transmit ADSL data and voice calls at the same time. It is called asymmetric because its download and upload speeds are not symmetrical (download is faster than upload). Check out iinets various NBN plans to choose from, depending on your location.Continue Reading