With a broadband Internet connection, signals are bounced up to satellites and then back to your receiver box on an almost continual basis any time you’re using your Internet connection. Signals coming from the satellite are said to be “downloads” and signals coming from your computer are said to be “uploads.”
So, signals the satellite sends, such as browser windows
and web pages, are downloads. Signals you send, such as emails containing attachments and web order forms, are uploads.
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