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How to Get Fast Broadband Internet in Rural Areas?

The broadband field is experiencing great development every day and as a result is becoming more competitive. The problem is, while that sounds like a great idea, rural areas are often neglected as far as getting good broadband internet access is concerned. There are several developed areas that can enjoy up to 100mbps in download speed of broadband internet, whereas, there are rural areas that can hardly get up to 1mbps in download speed.

The question is how do you get quality and fast internet access if you live in such areas? Do you have to depend on the government to do everything for you or do you go out there and look for better ways to enjoy existing internet connections?

There are resources around you, even in your rural area, that can help you get faster access to the internet. This article will be giving you a few tips on how to use those resources to enhance your internet browsing and get better internet access.

Use the Internet to Get Data on Potential ISPs

While most ISPs don’t have a base or even users in your area, that doesn’t mean their network doesn’t extend to you. There are countless ISPs closer to your area and while you can’t guarantee you will get the speed they promise their urban customers, getting a fraction of that speed can be a lot better than not giving them a try at all. Of course, it can be difficult knowing which ISPs have signals around you and you wouldn’t even want to go through such hassles just to get improved internet access. The good news is you don’t have to!

You can start using the internet for what it is really meant for; research. Try to research a list of wireless internet providers closer to you and their coverage in your area. Get in touch with some of them to see if their service would work in your area and look for a way to help you get the internet set up in your home!

Is there 3G Signals around You?

The reality is that there are locations where no real broadband internet service is available, but that doesn’t mean you should give up either. A workaround in this case is to use your mobile 3G internet instead of having to depend on a new ISP that is yet to come.

Do you have a smartphone? Do you get 3G mobile internet coverage on your smartphone? Then you have broadband already. Use Google to research quality articles on how to tether your internet connection and start sharing your mobile internet with your computer; this often take a few minutes and you might even be able to get free internet by piggybacking on your mobile ISP by using this method.

Are You Enjoying Quality Cable Access?

Another way to get fast broadband access in rural areas is to leverage your cable TV service. Do you enjoy uninterrupted cable access in your location? This can be a great opportunity for you to get in touch with your provider and ask them about their internet service in your area. Most cable service providers also offer internet service for an additional fee so make sure you don’t dismiss this option if you want to enjoy quality broadband access in a rural area.

Use Software Applications to Aid Your Internet Speed

This final option is about using software to enhance your internet speed. Everything isn’t about speed, it is about results. There are apps that can deliver results from a slow internet connection and more often than not these apps can double your internet speed by connecting to faster servers. Try downloading an internet speed booster software or a download accelerator software to help you get the best from your slow internet connection.

Author Bio:- This is a guest post written by Broadband Expert writer, Paul Tobis.

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  • Mukesh

    March 1, 2012, 10:25 am

    Hi paul, There are good points you written here, how to choose a better internet connection in rural area. This is also important because those people does not have many options to select best broadband.


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