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cable modem

noun

Definition of cable modem

: a modem for connecting a computer to a network over a cable television line

Examples of cable modem in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After all, most people are probably connecting to the internet, and all of their work colleagues, with their in-home Wi-Fi via a broadband connection like a cable modem. Bob O'donnell, USA TODAY, "Can 5G help make it easier to work from home?," 17 June 2020 Hundreds of millions of cable modems are vulnerable to critical takeover attacks by hackers halfway around the world, researchers said. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Exploit that gives remote access affects ~200 million cable modems," 13 Jan. 2020 The company stagnated until 2016, when Zoom won a license to sell cable modems under the brand name of the Chicago electronics titan Motorola, and struck deals with major retailers Best Buy, Target, Walmart, and Amazon. Hiawatha Bray, BostonGlobe.com, "Zoom Telephonics finally got traction selling modems. Then the trade war hit," 5 Jan. 2020 Concerned cable modem users should check with either the maker of the device or the ISP that issued it. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Exploit that gives remote access affects ~200 million cable modems," 13 Jan. 2020 One of our favorite products is Netgear’s Nighthawk smart Wi-Fi routers and cable modems. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, "Today’s the Day to Upgrade Your Internet With This Netgear Sale," 4 Sep. 2019 New customers, Comcast said, will get a free self-install kit that includes a cable modem with a Wi-Fi router. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, "Comcast, AT&T offering discounted internet to low-income families during coronavirus crisis," 13 Mar. 2020 The Boston electronics company’s revenue was soaring, thanks to its line of cable modems for home broadband services. Hiawatha Bray, BostonGlobe.com, "Zoom Telephonics finally got traction selling modems. Then the trade war hit," 5 Jan. 2020 For the unfamiliar: most Internet service providers (ISPs) in the US charge their customers somewhere around $5-10 a month to rent a cable modem on top of what they already charge for standard Internet service. Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, "The Ars Holiday Gift Guide 2018—good tech for the home and home office," 19 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of cable modem

1981, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cable modem was in 1981

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28 Jun 2020

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“Cable modem.” waleadership.com Dictionary2020欧洲杯滚球, Merriam-Webster, https://waleadership.com/dictionary/cable%20modem. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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cable modem

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cable modem

: a device that connects a computer to a network (such as the Internet) through the same kind of cable used for cable television

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