Example sentences for: dial-up

How can you use “dial-up” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the first place, getting service at the rate he quotes requires a dial-up phone line connection to an ISP for the upstream link (there is a much-higher-priced two-way service).

  • This is because groups or individuals can attack remotely from anywhere in the world, over the Internet, other networks, or dial-up lines, and they can disguise their identity, location, and intent by launching attacks across a span of communications systems and computers.

  • The WSJ reports that the war between No. 1 online service AOL and No. 1 software manufacturer Microsoft won't stop with the instant messaging tiff: Microsoft's next target is AOL's dial-up business itself, which MS is planning to address by offering low-price or even free access to the Internet.

  • Also, the standard off-peak rate for local phone calls here is less than 2 U.S. cents per minute, which scarcely makes dial-up access to an ISP a "luxury."

  • Specific control activities include frequent changes of dial-up numbers; use of dial-back access; restrictions on users to allow access only to system functions that they need; software and hardware "firewalls" to restrict access to assets, computers, and networks by external persons; and frequent changes of passwords and deactivation of former employees' passwords.

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