are plugged into a wall socket (unless they are battery powered), electricity powers the world.
Your email travels on the cable (not the power cord) to the Time Warner servers, from there to your friend's Internet server. When your friend dials up and connects to his server, the email is delivered down his phone line.
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I have Time-Warner cable modem installed on my Windows XP computer. This modem works by electricity. The electrical wire on my cable modem is plugged into my electrical wall socket 24-7. When I send an e-mail to a friend who has dial-up modem, what route does this e-mail take to get to his computer? Thank you. user429