You can never be too thin, too rich or have too much Internet access speed! To connect to the Internet, you need a computer, modem, perhaps a phone line or cable connection, communication software and an Internet Service Provider. Any one of these components might slow down your Internet activities, including the age and speed of your PC, your Internet Service Provider's equipment, your software settings, and the quality of your telephone line.
Watson, Carol A., "Upgrading Your Internet Connection" (2000). Presentations. Paper 16.