650Dialup They charge $9.50 per month, after a one time setup fee of $12
Coppernet They charge $9.95/month or $99 annually
There are three types of broadband service available:
If you use a broadband connection to the internet, it is particularly important to use a firewall. You can obtain a free firewall and you can find additional information about viruses and malware that may infect your computer by going to this page on my website.
Speakeasy will allow you to test the actual speed that your ISP is providing you. Visualware will allow you to do the same thing. If you are using cable, you should test at several times during the day, because your speed may vary. You can't test your internet connection speed on an iPad with either of the two services above. However, you can go to the App Store and search for Ookla. That will bring up the Ookla speed test which works well with an iPad. Download and install the Ookla app, and you can test your speed with an iPad.
There are several sources for obtaining free antivirus software. AVG offers free antivirus software. Microsoft Security Essentials is free and can be obtained for Windows 7 computers. Microsoft Windows Defender comes pre-installed on Windows 8 computers for free, although some manufactures may disable it. You can reinstall the software.