ADSL provides an always on high-speed Internet access over a single dedicated telephone line. ADSL connections use a standard telephone jack, and information is transmitted over a private line (BT).
Cable Internet services offer an always on high-speed Internet access over a shared cable television line. Cable modems use a coaxial cable that runs from a cable TV hook-up to a computer. This service is transmitted over a shared cable line.
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