[mythtv-users] OT: Cable Modems...

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Sep 26 01:00:29 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 04:58:55PM -0400, Bill Omer wrote:
> I'm no cable modem expert, but I wouldn't think there would really be
> a need to change out modems.  I don't even think I would call it an
> 'upgrade' actually, because a cable modem is just a terminating device
> and should have a problem keeping up with modern cable speeds.  I
> could be wrong, and someone please correct me if I'm off base.

You're off base.  :-)

Cable modems are fairly smart, these days, and have to cooperate with
the headend...  See the earlier message about DOCSIS upgrades...

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