Home  »     »   Modem
ALL 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Modem

Posted: June 9, 2019 | by Site Host

A modem or modulator-demodulator is a hardware device or software (softmodem) that converts data into a format suitable for transmission over a network from one computing device to another historically over telephone wires and more recently over fiber optic cables or wireless means.

The goal of the modem is to encode data into a signal format that can be transmitted reliably over long distances and decoded when the signal arrives at the destination.

Modems are used to transmit mobile communication, broadband internet, wi-fi and satellite communications among others.

Found this article interesting? Follow Brightwhiz on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to read and watch more content we post.

Share it!