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.
- QOS makes its cable modem entrance. Vittore, Vince // Telephony;05/25/98, Vol. 234 Issue 21, p58
Focuses on the increasing popularity of quality of service (QOS) as part of the Multimedia Cable System Network (MCSN) process in cable modems in the United States. Technology vendors' explorative initiatives to provide additional business services; Increased focus of vendors on software...
- 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.