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We live in the country in ne Tennessee, and are currently on dial-up internet. My computer is Windows 98(vanilla,not SE) my husbands two computers are Windows 95 and a newer Dell w/WindowsXP(I believe). The older Windows in back-up, usually no internet service, but he does hook up once in a while. There is no dsl in the near future. I looked into Hughesnet but there are many unfavorable reports, plus a high monthly fee. We already have a DishNetwork for the tv, they said they can hook us up with broadband. Does anyone have experience with this, they said it will be 10 times faster then our dial-up?

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Do you have cell phone signal in your area?
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Barely.
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Turns out internet through Dish Network is with WildBlue, which for the lowest plan says speeds will be up to 512 mbps, I currently get 42,666bps. So even at half the maximum speed of WildBlue, this would still be a lot faster than our current speed.

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No need for any responses. We have decided to not go through Dish Network and will use dial-up for now.

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