TechTV: 'The Screen Savers' High-Speed Special

On Thursday, November 8, "The Screen Savers" will premiere the first edition of its quarterly special all about high-speed Internet access.

That's right: It's a full 90 minutes dedicated to broadband, hosted live by your two favorite high-speed geeks, Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton. Woo Hoo!

If you don't have high-speed access, we'll show you why you might want it. Confused about download and upload speeds? We can solve that. Baffled by all the broadband ballyhoo? We'll separate the facts from the hype.

  • A comparison of dial-up download speed versus broadband.
  • Telecommunications expert John Navas will explain the benefits and limits of DSL.
  • We'll examine cable technology.
  • A look at satellite Internet access.
  • Internet connection sharing and how it impacts your agreement with your ISP.
  • Martin Sargent will show you the coolest sites optimized for broadband.
  • Megan Morrone will download the biggest files she can find.
  • House Calls with Scott Herriott
  • Plus tips, advice, and your live calls.
TechTV's The ScreenSavers want your questions. Email all your broadband-related questions to thescreensavers@techtv.com. Make "speed" the subject line. Don't forget to give us your phone number and tell us if you have a netcam so we can put your pretty face on TV.

News source: TechTV: 'The Screen Savers' High-Speed Special on 8th November (Think it's at 7pm EST)

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