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telephone modem

[′tel·ə‚fōn ′mō‚dem]
(electronics)
A piece of equipment that modulates and demodulates one or more separate telephone circuits, each containing one or more telephone channels; it may include multiplexing and demultiplexing circuits, individual amplifiers, and carrier-frequency sources.
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The system has demonstrated the ability to provide Internet services to subscribers located through a dispersed geographical area at download speeds up to 100 times faster than a conventional telephone modem, and 15 times faster than ISDN.
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Using advanced analog converters, the Service operates at more than 2 times the speed of a standard 56 Kbps telephone modem.
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