wilderness - 1:49 pm on Jun 1, 2011 (gmt 0)
Odd as it may seem today, many folks in rural areas are still using 56k.
Others in rural areas are fortunate to have a-bit-larger providers that offer ADSL (utilizing two phone lines and two modems) to get a blazing 128k.
Others are use dishes and the various providers. A bit pricey.