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modem

 [mo´dem]
a hardware device that converts digital signals from a computer or computer terminal to and from analog signals for transmission along communication lines.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

modem

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A device that converts digital data into analogue data for transmission by telephone via copper cable lines.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

modem

Modulator/demodulator Online An acoustic coupling device that converts a computer's digital signals to analog signals, allowing transmission of data through standard telephone lines. See Cable modem, Codec.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When it connects in the network IR the mobile phone operator gives an IP number to the mobile modem that becomes its identification in the networking.
In contrast, all 3G+ mobile modems can be used to their full capability today with a Nawras SIM-card which gives an enjoyable, high speed, mobile internet connection.
The company said that the deployment calls for more than 60 Gemini3 mobile modems initially, growing to 150 units in 2013, to create a robust wireless communications network for the dependable in-motion, high-speed mobile data delivery required to monitor and control mobile mining assets over a broad area.
The ban applies to Egypt's three mobile operators Mobinil, Etisalat Egypt and Vodafone Egypt offering internet access for computers via USB and other mobile modems, as well as mobile handsets.
Ben Wood, analyst at CCS Insight, said, "Not only are BT feeling the pressure from mobile companies on voice calls, they now face the prospect of mobile operators aggressively targeting broadband customers with high speed mobile modems."
Access to these servers will be on personal communication devices such as web phones or laptops with mobile modems. These devices use Wireless Access Protocol (WAP) to distribute information across mobile networks.

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