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Dial-Up Is Still, Just Barely, a Thing ➝

Lewin Day, writing on Hackaday:

Despite significant advancements in telecommunications technology, there are still many regions in the U.S. where geographical challenges and the high cost of infrastructure development make it difficult for service providers to offer typical broadband or wireless services. In these areas, dial-up internet becomes the only feasible option for connecting to the digital world. For context, in 2019, census figures suggested just 0.2% of households used dial-up internet, a number surely even smaller today.

My grandparents were using dial-up internet up until just a few years ago when they switched to a cellular provider.

➝ Source: hackaday.com