Advantages and disadvantages of modem

A modem is a basic type of network device that both modulates and also has demodulated for analog carrier signals called as a sine wave for encoding and decoding digital information for processing. A modem is a combination of modulating and demodulating. This post gives information about the advantages and disadvantages of a modem to better understand this topic.

Advantages of the modem:
  • More useful in connecting LAN with the internet
  • Speed depends on the cost
  • Slow speed when compared to the hub
  • A limited number of a system can be connected 
  • A modem is most probably widely used in data communication  roadway
  • A modem converts that the digital signal into an analog signal
Disadvantages of the modem:
  • Acts just as an interface between LAN and internet
  • No traffic maintenance is present
  • A modem is not understood the intermediate process
  • The modem does not know about the own destination path