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cable modem

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
cable modemˈcable ˌmodem noun [countable]  a modem (=piece of computer 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
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cable modemI have seen the future and it is a cable modem.This includes rental of a cable modem.Check to make sure you meet the minimum requirements for using a cable modem.A cable modem comes as part of the service.I've found this to be the case-more often than not-with my cable modem service.It reiterated that it will work with other cable modem makers, noting that 3Com Corp. will enter the market.
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