Modem

Tired of paying for tiers of cable channels that seem to cost more every month? Lots of cable subscribers have figured out that they can “cut the cord” and stream programming over the Internet using a media player like Roku … Continue reading

Earlier this month in our look at DOCSIS 3.0 channel bonding, we mentioned the benefits of buying your own cable modem (CM). Today we’re going to examine in depth Comcast-approved cable modems (CMs). For a brief overview of channel bonding, … Continue reading

Last October we presented an article on channel bonding (CB), covering a variety of technologies. Today we’ll look more into depth at DOCSIS 3.0 or D3 channel bonding—CB for data delivered via coax to a cable modem (CM). If you’re … Continue reading

If you’re reading this you almost certainly have Internet and/or cable programming. To use these services a DOCSIS or DSL modem is needed. Many of you no doubt pay a monthly rental fee to your provider for a modem. If … Continue reading

BPL stands for Broadband over Power Lines and represents a new way to achieve a high speed broadband connection using electric power lines instead of the conventional cable connection.  Regardless if you need high speed Internet connectivity for your home … Continue reading

ADSL is a type of Internet connection that is typically used in the home environment and other locations.  ADSL is typically known as an Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line since the download capability is greater than the upload capacity.  ADSL is … Continue reading

The conventional fax machine is becoming part of technology from the past and is considered to be antiquated due to advancements in Internet use and high speed broadband connections.  The original fax machines occupied a lot of space, required high … Continue reading

When you establish a high speed broadband Internet connection in your home, to ensure a reliable connection it is essential to have the necessary knowledge of the right type of equipment to establish an appropriate connection that suits your Internet … Continue reading

DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line and provides a fast and reliable Internet connection that makes downloading and using the Internet a breeze.  If you are considering getting a DSL connection or you already have one and you are trying … Continue reading

If you live in an area where the availability of WiFi hotspots is limited, it is possible to create an instant WiFi hotspot with 3G broadband access in any location where DSL or WiFi access is not available by using … Continue reading

Broadband and DSL are often confused with one another since they both provide a high speed Internet connection that is faster than dial-up which is limited to 56Kbps.  However, there are differences between a cable connection and a DSL connection … Continue reading

A cable modem is a device with two connections that assists with connecting your PC to your cable television line for the purpose of gaining broadband Internet access. It does not involve the use of a telephone line and works … Continue reading