Who invented the computer modem?

Answer Dennis C. Hayes and Dale Heatherington invented the computer modem in 1977. Modems convert analog and digital signals so that computers can communicate across telephone lines. They also connect com... Read More »

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Who invented the first computer modem?

Bell Laboratories invented the first computer MODEMs (modulator-demodulators)---devices that modulate one signal type to another (analog-to-digital/digital-to-analog) between computers or a compute... Read More »

How to Use Verizon as a Computer Modem?

Most phone companies allow you to use their wireless signal to connect your computer to the Internet. Verizon has a mobile broadband feature which allows this type of connection, for a fixed monthl... Read More »

What is a computer modem?

A modem is a device which connects your computer to the Internet and allows you to transmit and receive information to other computers. Modems have existed in one form or another since the early 19... Read More »

How do I get my modem to talk to my computer?

Connect PC [wired] to Modem. [Note: NOT Wireless/WIFI]=* DO NOT REMOVE POWER TO RESET NETWORK DEVICES *-Reset Modem: With a straightened paperclip, press RESET button 30 seconds. [DEFAULT]-Wait... Read More »