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Old 29-12-2011
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what is modem?

I am new in internet world. I am using internet from one month and now I want information about Modem. What is Modem? What is the Use of modem? Please friends provide me information about Modem.
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Re: what is modem?

Modem is also called as modulator-demodulator. Modem is a combined device for modulation as well as demodulation.
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Re: what is modem?

The following characteristics distinguish one modem from another:-
? Bps (Bits Per Second)
? voice/data
? auto-answer
? data compression
? flash memory
? Fax capability

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Re: what is modem?

A modem is a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over telephone and cable lines. The modem plays a vital role in telecommunications and of course in the telephone communications. Modem can be either internal or external to your computer.
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Re: what is modem?

Model allows the connection between multiple computers. And also allows transferring data over telephone lines. The old dial-up modems are becoming out of use because of their slow speed. Cable and DSL modems takes place of dial-up modem because of the speed of Cable and DSL modems. The speed of Cable and DSL models are very fast compare to dial-up modems.
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Re: what is modem?

There are two types of modem they are:
? Internal computer modems
? External modems.
There are two types of internal computer modems
? dial-up modem
? WiFi modem / Wireless modem
There are two types of External modems
? Cable modem:
? DSL modem:
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