CLEARING THE AIR
- Selecting modems. // CPA Journal;May95, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p20
Discusses selection of appropriate modem to connect online services. Conversion of digital data into analog format that can be transmitted over telephone line; Three forms of modems; Speed of modems; International standard set by the Consultative Committee for International Telephone and Telegraphy.
- Is 33.6 a fix? O'Malley, Chris // Popular Science;Oct96, Vol. 249 Issue 4, p24
Reports that modem speeds have increased to 33.6, or 33,600 bits per second, in late 1996. Why this increased speed will not be useful right away; The standard speed currently being 28.8.
- 56K gets the OK. C.O. // Popular Science;Jun98, Vol. 252 Issue 6, p39
Reports on the approval of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) towards a unified standard called the V.90 for 56-kilobit-per-second modems. Description of the standard for the modems; Features of the modems.
- Making the jump to light speed. Huffaker, Mike // Telephony;1/8/96, Vol. 230 Issue 2, p22
Focuses on cable data modems. Advantages; Two basic modem types; Benefits of each type; Issues in selecting modems for businesses.
- 56-Kbps modems to challenge ISDN. // Seybold Report on Internet Publishing;Feb97, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p28
Reports on the availability of a new crop of 56-kbps modems in the market. Product offerings from U.S. Robotics; Solutions to perceived problems with 56-kbps technology; Establishment of industry standard.
- Cable in a box. McCloskey, Paul // America's Network;1/1/95, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p3
Editorial. Focuses on cable modems. Description; Applications; Performance.
- Modem enables laptops and PCs to rapidly transmit facsimiles. // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition;Nov93, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p126
Reports on an innovation called Bocamodem PM1440 which agents and executives can plug into laptops or personal computers to achieve high-speed fax and data communication capabilities. Features; Retail price; Contact telephone number.
- Reltec's high-speed Net link set to test. Cook, Bob // Crain's Cleveland Business;7/15/96, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p2
Reports on BellSouth Corp.'s plan to begin testing in August 1996 Reltec Corp.'s Fiberst*r system, which is designed to replace a computer's modem to provide access to the Internet. Product description; Capabilities.
- Crucial connections. McCollum, Tim // Nation's Business;Dec96, Vol. 84 Issue 12, p40R
Discusses the expanding possibilities for using modems in business. How the addition of voice modems can allow them to serve as speakerphones and answering machines; The speed of terminal adapters compared to standard modems; The use of integrated services digital network (ISDN); Brief...