The History of the Modem [Infographic]
Ever wondered how your webpage downloads to your computer screen at the touch of a button? The brain behind it is that little box called a modem which projects data wirelessly from one place to the next using the data from a telephone line. They have come a long way over the years with the first ones taking over 15 hours to load an average sized webpage. Now, pages download within seconds and information can be transferred from one device to another almost instantaneously. This infographic shows precisely how far the modem has come in the last fifty years.
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