By Daymon Hoag
Most people look at the bottom line cost of broadband Internet
when deciding the cost versus the benefits of Internet
It's time to take a closer look. A good place to start is
also known as broadband phone service. The reasoning behind
this being, the lower phone rates offset the increased of cost
Internet service, essentially paying for the rise in cost in
The cost effective possibilities are endless. Downloading
movies instead of going to the video store also puts your
broadband connection to work, (the legal way of course).
save gas, time, and it is usually just cheaper.
It has been rumored, Microsoft, in partnership with Time
Cable, is working on an Internet TV service called IP TV, and
due to launch in 2006. With computers having the capability of
using an LCD TV screen as a monitor, or stream media to the
one can imagine the financial benefits of this technology, but
only if you have broadband.
The examples listed are likely the most common ways to save a
buck or two with broadband. Internet telephone and Internet TV
are just a couple examples of new technology for broadband to
come. by now it should be fairly clear to most people that
faster surfing and downloads are only the very basic of
benefits to broadband users.
Most dial up users won't switch to high speed Internet because
they believe it's too expensive. Sure the basic subscription
more, but there are literally hundreds of ways to offset the
higher cost of broadband Internet service.
In most cases, the benefits of high speed Internet far
the cost. In closing, let me just say the next time you are
looking for somewhere to go or something to do with your
broadband connection, try looking for ways to put it to work
for you, and save some money.
About The Author: Editor at Cheapest Service