cable modem

(redirected from Cable modems)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

cable modem

An internet modem that communicates over the television cable, which can allow a continuously “live” Internet connection and transfer rates of ± 1.5 Mbps
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In less than a year and a half in the cable modem business, Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) (TI) has garnered 30 percent of the market for data over cable service interface specification (DOCSIS) chips.
In concert with the Cisco CMTS platform, the Scientific Atlanta Wideband and Linksys cable modems take advantage of multiple downstream cable channels to increase overall data throughput.
Interoperability of EuroDOCSIS modems will lead to the distribution of cable modems through retail channels.
com/reports/c12454) has announced the addition of Western European Cable Modem Equipment Competitive Analysis, 1H04 Update to their offering
In an ongoing quest to save time, increase productivity, and satisfy the growing demand for instant gratification, the worldwide cable modem services market is well positioned to help users meet their personal and professional online needs.
Toshiba cable modems are currently sold directly to consumers through e-commerce and nationwide retail outlets, and to multiple system operators (MSOs) including Time-Warner, Cox Communications, Comcast and others.
This next generation of cable modem technology will give us the ability to offer our consumer and business customers a whole new spectrum of advanced IP based cable services such as dedicated bandwidth, guaranteed levels of services, peer-to-peer communications and video conferencing applications, said Michael D'Avella, Senior Vice President, Planning for Shaw Communications.
Their new cable modems incorporating our TurboDOX acceleration technology bring a compelling mix of performance and features that will entice consumers to upgrade their cable modems, and draw more consumers to subscribe to broadband connectivity.
Toshiba cable modems are currently sold directly to consumers through e-commerce and nationwide retail outlets, and to leading cable operators including Time-Warner, Cox Communications, Comcast, RCN and others.
As a result, average monthly spending per DSL line in 2002 was $82, nearly twice the $44 for cable modems.

Full browser ?