Pricing and Costs of Internet Service
Learn more about factors that affect the pricing and costs of Internet serviceThe pricing and costs of Internet service varies depending upon the type of business Internet service you choose. There are four primary types of business Internet services: cable, satellite, DSL and dial up services.
Choosing the best Internet service for your business requires that you not only evaluate the pricing and costs, but also various speed options offered by business Internet providers. Consider the following tips to help you better evaluate the pricing and costs of Internet service.
1. Research the pros and cons of dial up service.
2. Explore pricing options for high speed Internet service.
3. Learn which factors affect Internet service costs.
Read up on dial up services for business use
Review the cost benefits of high speed Internet serviceCable, satellite and DSL Internet services are referred to as high speed Internet service options. In return for faster Internet connection speed, these options are more expensive than dial up service. Cable Internet service costs can range from $40 to $50 per month. The monthly bandwidth costs for satellite Internet service ranges from $50 to $120 per month. This does not include upfront costs for installation and equipment. On average, DSL Internet service customers can expect to spend approximately $20 to $50 each month.
Learn more about factors that affect Internet service pricingIn addition to speed, there are several other factors that affect the cost of Internet service. For example, Internet service providers will provide a pre-set amount of e-mail accounts and charge for additional accounts. You could also incur fees for after-hour technical support and exceeding your monthly Web traffic allowance.
- Before signing a contract for Internet service, be sure to inquire about any prepayment penalties associated with low introductory prices, setup fees, equipment costs and the availability of technical support.
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