New technologies that allow you to get online without a landline connection
Do you want to get internet but without phone line? Do not panic. There are several ways available today to get internet without a landline. Though most customers might be unaware, Broadband companies often charge an extra landline rental fee.
In these times, we are cutting the chords to a lot of things, T.V, Phones, e.t.c. As technology advances, we are offered more and more ways of receiving high-speed internet, without phone line charges.
In fact, Google announced in 2017 that they are planning to deliver internet to remote areas. They will accomplish this through a balloons-based internet option known as Project Loon. According to Google, Project Loon will transmit high-speed internet from a telecommunication provider on the ground to the closest balloon, before sending it across the balloon network and back to the remote internet user on the ground.
Tips to finding high-speed internet service without a landline
The first step is to find out which companies provide internet services in your area.You might find major internet companies and a few local providers, who resell DSL service.
Do not be too quick. Ask and shop around for reviews and opinions about the particular provider you have in mind. You can find customer reviews on the internet or by asking people in your area, who are using the service.
Talking to various ISPs can help you get the best deals possible. Most internet providers have some kind of promotional deals to attract users. Before you decide on which internet provider to employ consider these two things:
- What is the size of your budget?
- The current speed of your ‘cabled’ internet.
Follow the steps below to find the best wireless internet deal for you:
- Do extensive research and have a list of all internet providing companies in your area.
- Call all the companies on your list and find out their rates and any other service that they may offer.
- Compare the new deals with your current provider, before making the final decision.
Please, remember to ask the providers about equipment and installation fees. Imagine the rude shock of finding extra installation charges that you didn’t know about on your first monthly bill! Take your time to carefully read and understand all their terms and conditions before signing up for any monthly internet connection.
Comparing different internet providers
If you are not armed with the right information, you might end up paying more, for a much lesser deal. Customers are usually easy to mislead when they have not read and understood all terms and conditions of the contract. Before jumping to sign and pay for the contract, please consider the questions below.
- Does data cap apply?
- What are the consequences of exceeding your monthly data cap?
- How strong and reliable is the connection?
- Is your physical location fit for a good satellite reception?
- How long is the contract? Are there penalties for cancelling the service before expiration?
- Are there any extra costs?
- Will the price go up after a certain period?
Mobile Wi-Fi and 4G Internet
Smart-phones still top the list, when it comes to wireless internet solutions. They are portable and you can carry them wherever you go. However, note that not all regions have 4G and once in a while, you might be forced to use a slower 3G.
With mobile internet, you do not have to pay a set-up fee. If you look, you will find major mobile companies that offer 4G broadband services. You can even purchase a separate mobile Wi-Fi router and pair it with your SIM.
In conclusion, wireless internet is far more convenient and less expensive, as compared to landline internet. The pricing is also relatively fair when you think of benefits like being able to create a Wi-Fi hotspot wherever and whenever you want. Still, you have to watch how you consume your internet, especially with mobile Wi-Fi. With YouTube, Netflix, music streaming, Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram, it is easy to deplete your internet allowance, fast!