Modem vs. Codec
Difference Between Modem and Codec
A device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line.
(computing) A device or program capable of performing transformations on a data stream or signal.Audio and video codecs are important in making multimedia files small enough to distribute and simple to play back.
To transmit by modem.
(from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line