modem

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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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But while the technology has been received enthusiastically in some quarters, others appear more reticent about using WiFi, citing the relatively high price for services compared with standard fixed-line dial-ups and broadband services.
With this feature, when a device failure prevents connectivity through the network, management connectivity to the router/switch console can alternatively be made through a dial-up connection.
According to Jason Krauss, president of Wired Environments, "Prior to our new nationwide dial-up offering, telecommunications customers worried that dial-up access would have limited availability, especially after all the free dial-up providers disappeared.
Leveraging the public IP (Internet protocol) infrastructure, the VPN offers an excellent combination of ubiquity and low cost in a standards-based architecture that is easier to support and maintain than leased lines, dedicated dial-ups, or other wide area network strategies.
dial-up circuits, national leased lines, international leased lines, and telex lines) to 30 percent of total revenue - double the proportion in the United States.
The cost of installing a dedicated T3 circuit, for instance, is significantly higher than the cost of simple dial-up access.
The UIC can operate as a stand-alone controller at remote pipeline locations to monitor and control meters and other instruments, valves, pumps, flow controls, or linked to a host computer for a full SCADA system via built-in dial-up telephone, lead line telephone or radio modern.
JBM Electronics offers the ability to make the switch from a dial-up, serial, or Ethernet ATM or POS device to cellular networks.
32 early this year, and off-campus dial-up users communicate at 9.
As a leading Internet service provider in Canada, PRIMUS Canada has over 80,000 Internet subscribers served by a national network of Internet points-of-presence (POPs) for dedicated and dial-up access.
Liaoning, having first selected Portal to provide billing for its dial-up services in 1999, sought Portal's assistance in meeting growing customer demand and market opportunities in broadband and value-added content services.
ROL(TM) (a registered trade mark of the Golden Telecom group) is a national ISP providing dial-up Internet access services in 50 cities in Russia and the CIS, as well as global roaming services in 150 countries of the world.