cable modem

A modem that connects a personal computer to a fibreoptic cable, typically one used by a digital television system to provide broadband access

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  • cable modem — Modem used to convert analog data signals to digital form and vise versa, for transmission or receipt over cable television lines, especially for connecting to the Internet. A cable modem modulates and demodulates signals like a telephone modem,… …   Universalium

  • cable modem — UK US noun [countable] [singular cable modem plural cable modems] computing a high speed modem that allows a computer to connect to the Internet through a …   Useful english dictionary

  • cable modem — UK US noun [C] ► COMMUNICATIONS a modem that allows a fast connection to the internet using the same underground cable as cable television: »Competition and expectations will only increase as DSL and cable modems get faster …   Financial and business terms

  • cable modem — cable .modem n a ↑modem (=piece of equipment that allows information from one computer to be sent to another) that uses ↑cable connections instead of telephone wires, and allows you to search the Internet very quickly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cable Modem —   [engl.], Kabelmodem …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cable modem — Motorola SurfBoard SBV6120E EuroDOCSIS 3.0 cable modem A cable modem is a type of network bridge and modem that provides bi directional data communication via radio frequency channels on a HFC and RFoG infrastructure. Cable modems are primarily… …   Wikipedia

  • cable modem — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cable modem : singular cable modem plural cable modems computing a high speed modem that allows a computer to connect to the Internet through the same underground wires as cable television …   English dictionary

  • cable modem — kabelinis modemas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Modemas, kompiuterį jungiantis prie tinklo per kabelinės televizijos kabelį. Sparta didesnė negu įprasto modemo, jungiamo prie telefono linijos. Gaunamų duomenų sparta yra apie 10–36… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • cable modem —    A modem that sends and receives signals through a coaxial cable connected to a cable television system, rather than through conventional telephone lines.    Cable modems, with speeds of up to 500Kbps, are faster than current conventional… …   Dictionary of networking

  • cable modem — noun Date: 1983 a modem for connecting a computer to a network over a cable television line …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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