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Broadband: the tube that allows instant communication worldwide

Those with enough memory always remember the first wave of dot.com mania in the 1990s, which led to a number of web businesses is valued at several million pounds for the stock market, despite never having generated no significant income. Many of the greatest assets of the companies were unable to expected benefits and disappeared without a trace, incurring huge losses and leaving many investors with burnt fingers.

One of the main reasons for the failure of these early online business was not because their ideas or models business are extravagant, it was because they relied on 26kbps dial-up to deliver your site to the consumer. That proved to be too slow and took too many websites time to download, which caused great disappointment among web users. As a result, many turned away in cyberspace, businesses failed and thousands Initial optimism dissolved internet entrepreneurs.

Has led to widespread broadband access to the Internet to invest a fortune dot.com. Now, with speeds Download more than 8meg widely nightmares of the past have been largely forgotten and the Internet business world is experiencing rapid growth as people returns to the web in their millions. In 2005 the UK passed the U.S. in terms of per capita penetration of broadband services, and now 89% of Internet users in the UK are broadband users, according to Internet monitor BRMB.

increase in the fierce competition that has seen the price of broadband pushed down at the same While download speeds have increased dramatically. This has enabled a communication revolution, such as wide bandwidth allows users to make calls voice and video through their computers much cheaper than using a traditional land line.

The recommended minimum bandwidth for a good chat video is 128kb for both upload and download speeds, but twice is better. At a speed dial 56kb video calling is simply not possible, and calls, including voice-only will be quite poor. Now that almost nine out of ten Internet users in the UK are at broadband speeds over the speed minimum we can all take advantage of voice and video calls anywhere.

But bandwidth is simply no more that has made quality video communications available on the web. The rapid improvement of technology has led to a dramatic increase in webcam quality which means they are no longer the exclusive domain of well-to-do, for example, a professional-quality web camera, now you can buy for under £ 100.

But to make video calls successfully with all that is needed is a standard quality webcam costs between £ 20 and £ 30. It will provide crystal clear water quality and as most come with an integrated microphone, all you need do is plug-and-play, then you are ready to make video calls to anyone in the world.

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Paul McIndoe is an online, freelance journalist and keen hillwalker. He lives in Edinburgh with his two dogs.

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