Definitions for "Cable Modem"
A device enabling a user to connect a personal computer to a local cable television line.
a device connected to or integrated in a PC that enables you to receive and request information from the Internet over your local cable TV line. Cable modems provide throughput of up to 27 Mbps with about 2.5 Mbps of bandwidth for interactive responses in the other direction. This bandwidth far exceeds that of the prevalent 14.4 and 28.8 Kbps modems and the up to 128 Kbps of ISDNs or even the much higher speeds (up to 8 Mbps) of ADSL telephone technology.
A modem that allows rapid Internet access over a cable television line. To use a cable modem, Internet service must be available from the cable television company.
Keywords:  uninteresting, beast, fairly
a fairly uninteresting beast
Keywords:  coax, box, your, uses
a box that uses the coax cable your cable
Keywords:  cache
cable TV cache
a delicate piece of electronic equipment
a piece of electronic hardware that allows communication over cable TV wires