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cable modem

n.
A modem that transmits and receives data over the coaxial cables that are used for cable TV.
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Gartner Dataquest projects continued high growth in worldwide cable modem shipments during the next five years, with the potential to reach annual shipments of nearly 30 million units by the end of 2004, according to Patti Reali, senior analyst for Dataquest.
The Broadcom BCM3350 QAMLink Cable Modem chip has been engineered to support both the EuroDOCSIS and North American DOCSIS standards, allowing cable modem equipment manufacturers and European cable operators significant cost savings and time-to-market advantages.
Cable Modem offerings now control some 63 percent of the residential and small-business broadband market.
As key parts of a cable operator's "triple play" service bundle, cable modem and digital cable video subscriber growth patterns receive a great deal of attention from the cable industry," says Mike Paxton, report analyst.
The report, "Global Roll Up: Cable Video & High-Speed Data Subscribers" (#IN0502141MB), covers the markets for cable modem and digital cable TV video services.
This document analyzes the Western European cable modem equipment market in the first half of 2004.
In effect, cable modem service and digital cable video service is permitting the creation of a compelling service bundle that attracts new customers to cable TV services, while helping to keep existing customers from changing their service provider.
Despite the growing number of worldwide cable modem subscribers, DSL is the broadband connection of choice everywhere in the world except the U.
The PCX4500 Wireless Cable Modem Gateway is Toshiba DSD's first home networking solution to contain an 802.