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modem

a device used to connect a COMPUTER to the public telephone network to enable the computer to transmit or receive information from other computers sited some distance away.
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Robotics is the number one retailer of analog modems in North America.
In response to the need to preserve existing CPE using embedded analog modems as the network connection, while supporting advanced IP applications over cellular transport services, Encore Networks today announced the BANDIT-2[TM] with Copper-to-Cellular (C2C[TM]).
With an installed base of more than 100 million products in more than 80 countries worldwide, USRobotics is one of the world's leading producers and distributors of broadband and analog modems, and wired and wireless networking solutions.
In addition to the analog modem patents, the company now owns seven DSL patents and six patent applications.
Robotics' analog modem business serves as the foundation of our company, so we are thrilled to once again break into a new year leading the desktop modem retail market with our heritage product line," said Amy Hansen, product line manager, analog modems, U.
Optional Dial Backup Interface Modules (DIMs) prevent network downtime using either ISDN BRI or analog modem technology to dial around a failed primary circuit, protecting mission critical applications.
The first rung on the ladder of greater access is analog modems such as the 56 Kbps, which operate through your POTS.