Technology / Computers / Cable Modem: A cable modem is a type of Internet connection that is transmitted through a coaxial cable. The benefits of this technology are that you are able to achieve much faster speeds through a cable connection and that most homes are already setup with a cable TV setup, making the Internet connection very simple.
Cable Verb Synonyms: telegraph, wire, radio
Cable Noun Synonyms: wire, line, rope, hawser, chain, mooring, strand, guy
Technology / Computers / Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS): This is a cable modem standard that was developed by CableLabs. It handles the incoming and outgoing data signals between cable TV networks, personal computers or television sets. MORE
Technology / Computers / Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS): Cable Modem Termination System. Typically, this system is found in a cable companies headend or distribution hub. Its purpose is to provide a high-speed data service to cable subscribers. MORE