By: Vangie Beal Posted: 06-03-2005 , Last Updated: 12-09-2010 on Wepopedia.

Unless you live or work in a remote or very rural area, you probably have the option of giving up (if you haven’t already) that slow dial-up modem and investing in a broadband Internet connection. If high-speed Internet services are available, your choice is between DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) or cable modem services. Both DSL and cable modems are common home networking broadband connection technologies – but which option is better?