Big Changes Coming to Our DSL Service

Big Changes Coming to Our DSL Service

There is a real need for speed on the information superhighway just as there is on the interstate. For decades, Southwest Cyberport has been filling that craving for our members in the Albuquerque metro area, Santa Fe and Los Alamos by partnering with various...
Get the Facts about Fiber first

Get the Facts about Fiber first

There’s good news and not-so-good news about fiber optic connections in Albuquerque. The good news: it appears the entire metro area will be getting those fast, reliable connections soon. The not-so-good news: not only will it eliminate older forms of DSL, there...

Eager Beaver Causes Net Outage

Internet and cellphone coverage was knocked out for a time up north in Taos last week. Some 1,800 Internet users and an unknown number of phone users were denied service for 20 hours before the break in the fiber cable between the city and I-25 could be repaired....

The Solution to DSL Slowdowns

High-speed broadband access is not a luxury anymore, but a necessity. Old-fashioned dial-up is really barely able to cope with email much less modern webpages. They simply have too much going on for dial-up to handle, with all their widgets and scripts, the...

DSL Basics

DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is a kind of broadband, that is, a form of highspeed Internet Access that uses a copper telephone connection much like dial-up does.  And like dial-up, DSL also uses a modem to convert computer data into tones and send them through the...