A device for transferring often electronic data over phone cables by modulating the information into an audio sign to deliver it and demodulating an audio signal into data to receive it.
a tool that encodes electronic computer system signals into analog/analogue telephone indicators and vice versa and permits computer systems to communicate over a phone range.
a digital unit that converts electronic signals into sound waves, and sound waves into electronic signals, always transmit information between computers by the use of ordinary phone outlines; also referred to as modulator-demodulator. The speed of transmission of data by a modem is usually measured in products of baud, equivalent to bits per second.
(from a variety of MOdulate and DEModulate) digital gear comprising a device regularly link computers by a telephone line