The size of the image is determined by the bandwidth connection speed you select - so a phone modem would get a 50k image, a cable modem 500k, and a T1 connection would get a whopping 1.5mb image.
Unfortunately, one of the biggest disappointments about the phones with Bluetooth is that the OS software doesn't recognize the phone as a wireless modem if you need it to be one.
Dialers direct your modem to connect to an 1-900 number, providing revenue to the hacker who wrote it, and sticking you with a large phone bill that can run hundreds of dollars.
Using a dial-up is limiting because the phone line the modem is connected to is blocked during use, so no incoming or outgoing phones calls can be received or made.
A modem is a device that modulates a carrier signal, encoding and decoding digital data so you can read and use the data on your computer or in your data network.
Dial-up access has been replaced for the most part by DSL or cable modem connections which serves the needs of business owners because they allow opening of several Web site pages at the same time while performing phone conversations.
DSL, or digital subscriber line. is a high-speed connection that uses existing telephone wires for data transmission requiring a data transmission linking device, or modem, to hook up to your Macintosh or Windows computer.
Early phones that were dedicated to VoIP service only came in a standard candybar form factor and most required connection to a base station that was, in turn, physically connected to a router or broadband modem.
There is a point with increasing distance when no signal can reach you, promised speed drops to an unusable range, or your DSL modem fails because it cannot capture the signal speed it was designed for.
To use your handset as a modem and therefore be able to use the Internet on your computer wherever you go-even if you're not in an area with WiFi-you'll need something called Mobile Broadband Connect.