3 Types of Internet Connections and Their Usefulness
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3 Types of Internet Connections and Their Usefulness

There are three types of internet access method; some are for mobile phones while others are for both mobile phone and the computers. So, in this article are the top 3 types of internet connections and their usefulness.high speed internet


A WAP internet connection is another form of internet access that can be liken to the GPRS internet access because it shares the same traits with the connection except the fact that a GPRS connection can be useful when it comes to using it to connect to the internet with a computer. This is totally mobile internet method which means that you can only use it on your mobile phone and you can’t use it with a computer.

The connection is very slow when compared to the other two forms of internet access mentioned in this article. Only mobile browser enabled phones can use this connection. Connection can be activated by using the phone line to dial a connection via the phone connection’ signal before the user can then be able to access the net. It is classified among the second generation internet connection method.


The GPRS internet connection method is known as a type of an internet connection that which you can use to connect to the internet via your mobile phone network. You can’t go beyond the connection’s signal capacity which you can do in other connection method. A GPRS internet access is a second generation connection method known as 2G.

The connection is fast in speed but very low when compared to the speed you can get from a broadband internet connection (third generation internet access).

GPRS internet connection can work for both PC and a computer system. Just like I said above, you will need to dial the connection from your mobile phone in order to connect to the internet with this type of connection and in most cases, people use PC suites or Bluetooth to setup a connection link between the phone and the computer in order to access the internet.

It is a type of connection that can disconnect at any point in time without notice if there’s no more signal in the area but a broadband internet connection can’t.

New Generations Connections (3G and 4G)

Newer generation internet connection methods are known as the most reliable and fastest mode of accessing the internet. When we are talking of newer generations of internet connection, we are referring to 3G and 4G broadband internet connection methods.

A 3G broadband internet connection is known as the fastest internet connection until the time 4G internet connection method was announced to be in the making and when it finally released for everybody to be using it worldwide, it will become the most fastest internet connection with the speed which is said to be in form of 100mbps which none of the formal internet connection were able to offer.

4G internet access is the best and the fastest means of accessing the internet as of now and it is far better than a 3G internet connection and even all other forms of internet access.

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  1. tan

    October 28, 2011 at 1:10 am

    I think WAP and GPRS are useless, because too slow.

    • Olawale Daniel

      October 28, 2011 at 2:02 pm

      Yeah, it is true sometimes. But, people that has mobile phones will find it useful at times.

  2. GadgetsNews

    November 1, 2011 at 4:46 pm

    Very nicely stated the details, neat and simple to follow…..


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