Dial-up

Published on Author MCBB

If you were using the internet pre-millennium, you’ll remember the not-so-delicate sound of a 56k modem doing its thing. Before broadband, you had to connect to the internet via dial-up – a noisy process taking around 30 seconds – each time you wanted to surf the web. Dial-up was also a lot slower, to the point that images might take several minutes to load, and your phone line would ring engaged if someone tried calling while you were online.

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