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Cable Internet The Internet has been around for over 40 years and despite technological advances in speed people still complain that its too slow How can people get their favorite songs or visit their favorite sites before dinner is over This paper will discuss one option cable internet access Until now internet the public had to access the WWW through slow phone lines connecting anywhere from 300 bps in the infancy of public access to 56k But now there are several high-speed alternatives to the old phone line one being the cable modem Using your cable TV provider as your ISP people can access the Internet at speeds up to 27 Mbps but limitations with hardware limit this to about 2Mbps wwwTechTargetcom This speed is fine for most users It is also always on Meaning you do not have to dial-up to your ISP It is similar to a LAN connection This hasnt been done before mainly because when cable TV companies were being formed the networks were only being set up to send data and not to receive it The remedy for this was to upgrade the networks not only to be able to receive information but to handle the larger amount of bandwidth wwwVicomsoftcom The way cable internet access is possible is my using a standard cable TV coax line as the medium and a cable modem to connect the computer to the Internet The cable TV provider has a Cable Modem Termination System CMTS that then goes through the coax line to the home The coax line is then connected to a splitter with one line going to the television or set-top box and the other to the cable modem wwwTechtargetcom The cable modem then is connected to a PC via a Cat 3 or 5 cable to a network card Some modems can also be connected via the USB or FireWire port The type of modem a person
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