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Modems are devices that modulate an analog carrier signal to encode digital information.

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Network hardware; Modems

Type definition for a user-defined initialization function, which is invoked on server startup and which can be used to specify that your own certificate mapping, search, and verification functions ...

internet service provider (ISP)

Network hardware; Modems

A company that provides dial-up (modem) access to the Internet for a fee.

link access procedure for modems (LAPM)

Network hardware; Modems

An error-control protocol defined in ITU-T recommendation V.42. Like the MNP protocols, LAPM uses cyclic redundancy checking (CRC) and retransmission of corrupted data (ARQ) to ensure data ...

microcom networking protocol (MNP)

Network hardware; Modems

An error-control protocol developed by Microcom, Inc., and now in the public domain. There are several different MNP protocols, but the most commonly used one ensures error-free transmission through ...


Network hardware; Modems

A device that transmits/receives computer data through a communications channel such as radio or telephone lines. It also changes signals received from the phone line back to digital signals before ...

modem on hold

Network hardware; Modems

The Modem on Hold feature allows the modem to work in conjunction with call waiting provided by the phone company. This feature of V.92 technology enables the PC user to answer a phone call without ...

nonvolatile memory (NVRAM)

Network hardware; Modems

User-programmable random access memory whose data is retained when power is turned off. On the USRobotics modem, it includes four stored phone numbers and the modem settings.

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