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The inventor of the PC Modem in 1977 what does this device do?

Answer

Wiki User
03/03/2011

You use a PC modem to connect to the Internet. It will generally connect through to your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

It allows either one computer - or a group of computers which are served by the same router - to connect to other systems.

Its designed purpose is a) to send information outwards and b) to receive information inwards and to do both of those things at the same time.