The Web: Cable Modems Really Rock

Until recently, Joshua Jablons was a Web surfer wannabe, continually frustrated by the glacial pace at which Web pages crawled onto his home computer screen. But thanks to the zippy cable modem the Montclair (N.J.) executive installed last fall, waiting is a not-so-fond memory. "Downloads that used to take an hour now happen in a minute," he says. "This thing flies!"

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