Monday, November 10, 2008

Virgin Media shows off stylish 50Mbps cable modem


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This truly may be a world's first: a cable modem you don't feel incredibly pressured to relegate to the rear of your networking stash. Yes friends, that succulent device you see above is Virgin Media's shockingly stunning 50Mbps cable modem, which unsurprisingly relies on DOCSIS 3.0 technology in order to provide such 1337 speeds. It's still not as speedy as Ambit Broadband's channel bonding modem, nor can it hold a candle to whatever Sigbritt Löthberg had going on in Sweden, but 50Mbps isn't anything to sneeze at. No word on pricing just yet (don't worry, you'll pay it), but it should be available for UK-based speed freaks before the year's end.

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Virgin Media shows off stylish 50Mbps cable modem originally appeared on Engadget on Sat, 08 Nov 2008 18:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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