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It is a device that changes the digital signal from a computer into the analogue signal more suited to a phone line, and the analogue signal from phone line into the digital signal for the computer to use. These two processes are called modulation and demodulation. The word modem comes from these two words: MOdulation and DEModulaion = MO DEM.

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