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What do you mean by a modem? Why is it used?

 

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  • Modem stands for Modulator Demodulator. 
  • It is a device that converts digital signal to analog signal (modulator) at the sender’s side and converts back analog signal to digital signal   (demodulator) at the receiver’s end.  
  • It enables a computer to transmit data over telephone lines.  

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What do you mean by a modem? Why is it used? Answer: Modem stands for Modulator Demodulator. It is a device that converts digital signal to analog signal (modulator) at the sender’s side and converts back analog signal to digital signal (demodulator) at the receiver’s end. It enables a computer to transmit data over telephone lines.

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