Information on DSL Modem
A DSL modem (digital subscriber line modem) is
used to provide high data rates over standard telephone twisted
pair cables. A DSL modem supports one or
more of the DSL standards:ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line)SDSL (symmetric
digital subscriber line))HDSL (high-speed DSL)VDSL (very high speed DSL)
modem may be an asymmetric modem or a
symmetric modem, depending on the type of DSL.
The transmission speed
depends on the length, quality and wire gauge of the
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