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ALSO CALLED: Dialup Access Services, Dial-Up Internet Services, Remote Access Services, Dialup Internet Services
DEFINITION: High-speed dialup, sometimes advertised as broadband dialup, is an Internetservice provider (ISP) feature that speeds up data transfer by using a special server, called an acceleration server, to act as a bridgebetween the user's dialup connection and a Web page. The acceleration server uses a fast broadband connection to request the Web page on behalf of the dial-up user. When the acceleration server  … 
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Improving Web Application Performance for Your End-Users: Creating a Better Customer Experience
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WHITE PAPER: This report analyzes why data from the full range of Last Mile connections gives companies a strategic advantage in the hyper-competitive online marketplace.
Posted: 23 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

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DIAL-UP ACCESS SERVICES DEFINITION (continued): …  receives the data it requested, it caches the page, compresses the data, and filters out any popup ads before sending the Web page onto the dialup user. To the average user browsing the Internet, the caching,compression, and filtering techniques can make a dialup connection seem upto five times faster than normal. Because an acceleration server compresses data and not all data can be compressed with current technology, some kinds of Web content can not be brought in faster by using high-speed dialup. Currently, these data types include streaming media, secure Web pages, downloads and multi-media … 
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