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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
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- Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Cable Modem Router (C7000) with 24x8 channel bonding is the fastest cable modem router in the market today, with an MSRP in the U.S.
At first glance, the situation with cable modems appears more promising.
Archer CR700 AC1750 Wireless Dual-Band DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems and TC-7610 DOCSIS 3.0 Modems upgrade cable customers' networks and provide higher performance.
NLC's litigation on behalf of its membership against the FCC's Declaratory Ruling that cable modems are an intrastate information service and not a cable service thus subject to franchise fees will be argued before the 9th Circuit on May 8, 2003, in Seattle.
Although cable modems have the lead over digital subscriber line (DSL) among residential users, that could soon change.
- The existing CMD31T DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem, for connecting directly to your high-speed cable Internet provider
The DOCSIS/EuroDOCSIS 2.0 cable modem enables an always-on Internet connection and supports IP-based interactive TV and Internet telephone services.
The coalition has previously filed comments before the FCC in the proceeding addressing cable modem issues.
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SMC Networks, a leading provider of advanced, high performance networking solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) and enterprise markets, has announced at the Future of Cable Business Services Show, sample availability of the SMC 8x4 Cable Modem (SMCD3CM-DD), the first eight bonded downstream channel and four bonded upstream channel business class cable modem capable of delivering up to 320 Mbps of downstream speed.
BigBand Networks Inc (NASDAQ: BBND), a provider of broadband multimedia infrastructure for video, voice and data, has said that it will demonstrate the ability of its modular cable modem termination system (M-CMTS) solution to deliver high-definition video-on-demand (VOD) and IPTV over existing DOCSIS cable modems at ANGA Cable, a trade fair for cable, satellite and multimedia, on 22-24 May 2007 in Cologne, Germany.
The National League of Cities, along with the other members of the newly formed Alliance of Local Organizations Against Preemption (ALOAP), is taking its fight against the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) ruling on cable modem services to the federal courts.