Category: Network and modem
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 6.3KB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: N/A / N/A
The Broadcom Magnum Wireless Modem device belongs to the category network and modem. Specifically, this device is a wireless modem. Wireless modems are modems that do not use a telephone line to connect to a system or the Internet. These devices use a wireless network instead. The wireless modem can connect a device to a wireless Internet Service Provider (ISP). This way, a computer, mobile phone, any device using a wireless ISP can now connect to the Internet without the use of cable wires or telephone lines. There are different devices that can be used as data modems that can function as wireless access points. Wireless access points can connect a personal computer or a laptop to the Internet without the use of cables or telephones lines. Such devices include mobile phones, PDAs, and smartphones. These devices can also connect computers to other networks.
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Mobile phones can provide a gateway between a mobile service provider’s data network technology and the PPP or Point-to-Point that is used by a personal computer. Most modern mobile phones use the Hayes command set. This is a standard method used to control modems. The mobile phone can act as an external modem when it is connected to a PC’s serial cable, IrDA infrared, USB, or Bluetooth wireless. Serial modems, USB, and wireless Firewire can also be used in WiMAX and Wi-Fi standards to act as access points to a network for laptops, PCs, or PDAs. These devices can operate using microwave frequencies. When these devices are combined with VoIP technology, they can be used to receive and even make telephone calls. CompactFlash, ExpressCard, and PCMCIA modems can also be used for wireless Internet connection when they have GPS included. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Broadcom Magnum Wireless Modem errors before installing any driver updates.