Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: Broadcom (BCM)
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.3 MB
Operating System: WinNT4, Win2000, Win Me, Win 2003, WinXP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 06 Apr 2001
The V.90 modem modulates digital to analog signals and demodulates incoming digital to analog signals. The V.90 K modem, which is the standard modem for dial up access, uses the telephone line in transmitting data through downloading to and uploading data from users computers. It offers faster internet connectivity. Users of the modem can be able to connect to the internet quicker than when using other versions. The V.90 modem is able to upload from the user to the internet service provider (ISP) at speeds between 28, 800 and 33, 600 bits. It is able to upload from the ISP to the user at speeds of about 56, 000 bits. To be able to use the 56k modem users are recommended to have a single digital to analog conversion for the modem to function properly. If there is more than one, the internet will have reduced speed connectivity.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
For users to be able to use this modem without experiencing breakdowns, the latest versions or upgrades of the modems firmware need to be installed. However, before upgrading to the new modem users should make sure that the ISPs system is compatible with the V.90 56K modem. To ensure that the maximum speed is reached, users should ensure that the home telephone connection is of good quality. If the telephone connection is not good, the internet connection speeds will be low irrespective of the modems speed capabilities. The V.90 56 K, modem can be able to download data from digital to analog faster than it uploads from analog to digital. Faster uploads can be done using 28.8K and 33.6K modems. For users to benefit from the BCM V.90 56 K modem, internet providers must have digital phone lines in place of the public switched telephone network (PSTN). It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and BCM V.90 56K Modem errors before installing any driver updates.