Posted on 1998-04-03
I just bought a new computer with an internal 56k modem. My previous modem was a 14.4 and was quite slow on the Internet. However, my new modem doesn't seem all that much faster. My ISP only accepts 33K, but I usually connect at 19200 bps. I'm thinking of switching ISP to one who connects at 56k but my phone company told me that normal phone lines won't accept 56k and that I'd need an ISDN line. Is this true? Anything else I could do to connect at a higher speed?