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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.

modem

Informatics
A device that converts digital data into analogue data for transmission by telephone via copper cable lines.

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.
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Intel's sweeping of the iPhone modem orders for the current product cycle was a boon for Intel, which saw its cellular-modem revenue grow (https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/10/26/intels-modem-business-just-got-a-131-boost-thanks.aspx) 131% last quarter  and is weighing on the performance of Qualcomm's chip business.
At very weak signal strength, below -120dBm, the Qualcomm modem got speeds on average 67 percent faster than the Intel modem.
"Free Wi-Fi modem is another step towards our vision to provide our customers with the most advanced mobility solutions."
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The new desk phones won't require telephone wiring, but desktop modems always do--creating painful planning and budget issues.
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The initiative follows an agreement formed between Pipex and Computer Aid International that will see the old dial-up modems being distributed to schools and community organisations in the third world.