What’s in Your Home


What's in Your Home


Right now, most of our homes are connected to the outside world in a number ways. We have telephones, televisions, and Internet service. These traditional technologies have served us well. In fact, your home is probably using some of these services right now...

Traditional Telephone Technology Types:

Wired Telephones

  • Traditional telephone -- “POTS” (Plain Old Telephone System)
  • Cordless telephone

Wireless Telephones

  • Cell phones

Traditional Television Technology Types:

Analog Cable

  • With a set-top box
  • Without a set-top box

DBS Satellite

  • DirecTV
  • Dish Network

Traditional Internet Technology Types:

Phone-line-based Systems

  • 56k Dial-up
  • DSL (Digital Subscriber Line)

Cable-based Systems

  • Cable modem



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