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Broadband versus DSL comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartBroadbandDSL
  • current rating is 2.93/5
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  • current rating is 3.1/5
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BroadbandDSL
Speed 2 times faster than 1.5Mbps DSL From 128 Kbps to over 100 Mbps (using latest DSL standards such as VDSLv2).
Bandwidth Shared-speed varies depending on the number of subscribers on the network Not shared-Constant Speed
Home Networking Possible Possible
Security Need Security software Need Security software from ISP
Price Overall cheaper Costs the same as cable, but is significantly slower compared to cable, making it more expensive in effect.
Monthly Fee Average $40 to $50 Average $20 to $35
One time set-up fee Average $50 to $100 Approximately $150

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