cable modem


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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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That dispute involved the question of whether local franchising authorities in Portland could force AT&T to open up its cable modem platforms to competing Internet service providers.
MegaModem, with download speeds of up to 3Mbps,--twice as fast as standard cable modem or DSL--was designed for customers that demand more from their cable modem service.
This RG reference design builds upon TI's DOCSIS 1.1 silicon and software, and incorporates TI's TurboDOX software, which increases the upstream capacity and performance of the cable modem.
The Dutch cable operator Casema is to deploy a new version of Lucent Technologies' CableConnect cable modem system.
As a part of Comporium continuing its promise to offer customers faster Internet connections, all fiber and cable modem customers in Lancaster and York Counties have had their speeds increased over the summer and early fall.
However, having a high-speed cable modem like the new NETGEAR CM600 (which supports 24 download bonded channels simultaneously) means that you have a fatter pipe for Internet traffic as compared to your neighbors with a cable modem that only supports four download bonded channels.
Sharing the cable modem over the network means someone can be doing online banking while someone else visits Nickelodeon's Website.
The court concluded the Cable Act prohibits collecting a franchise fee on cable modem services and other non-cable services.
Performance bottlenecks slow cable modem and DSL speeds to as low as i megabit per second, far below their speed limits.
For OEMs developing broadband communications solutions, TI's advanced signal processing-based silicon and software platforms deliver the optimal performance, lower power consumption, and system level integration required to rapidly deploy differentiated next generation products for cable modems, digital subscriber line (xDSL) modems, integrated access devices (IADs), Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateways, carrier infrastructure, and home and office wireless networking.
The first cable modem in the line is the DOXport 1110ED, which is based on Com21's latest cable modem platform that was recently certified by US Cablelabs as DOCSIS 1.0 compliant and DOCSIS 1.1.
NTL will sell cable modems with ethernet cards for 170 pounds ($275) and offer an unlimited internet connection for 40 pounds ($65) per month.