BDT maintains a comprehensive guide to DSL information. Using this guide, you can learn all necessary information regarding DSL installation, costs, benefits and disadvantages. If you have any questions regarding a DSL connection, do not hesitate to call BDT at (401) 331-4556 or email

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Why DSL?

As a company dedicated to working as a business partner with BDT, you have determined that DSL technology as a way to give yourself a competitive edge. 

Before DSL, Internet access options offered by telephone companies were limited. They ranged from relatively slow dial-up modems to ISDN and T1 lines, which were not always cost effective for small and medium-sized businesses. 

DSL technology provides you with the high-speed Internet capabilities that have traditionally been available only to larger companies. By utilizing DSL technology, BDT offers the always-on, high-speed features of dedicated leased lines. 

  • Speed:
    Up to 35 times faster than dial-up modems.
  • Works with your existing phone lines:
    Avoid the cost and inconvenience of installing new lines.
  • Always on:
    You are connected to the Internet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You don't need to dial-up the internet every time you want to use it. 
  • No usage fees:
    Use your DSL connection anytime without per-minute usage charges. 
  • Cost-effective:
    You pay only for the bandwidth capacity and speed you need.
  • Flexibility:
    Should your needs change, you can easily increase your speed in the future. 
  • Security:
    DSL is a dedicated IP service line - not shared with other users. 

BDT’s high-speed capabilities allow your customers to access more information, more efficiently.

For example:

  • Research market and industry data
  • Purchase goods and services over the Internet 
  • Quickly download large graphic files 
  • Book your next business trip online 

You can do all this, in a fraction of the time, freeing you up to accomplish other important objectives. The bottom line is, you can improve your bottom line with DSL.

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