Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or having a wide band of electromagnetic frequencies: a broadband network.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or carrying a wide band of electromagnetic frequencies
  • n. A wide band of electromagnetic frequencies
  • n. An internet connection with a much larger capacity than dial-up or ISDN.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. responding to or operating at a wide band of frequencies
  • adj. of or relating to or being a communications network in which the bandwidth can be divided and shared by multiple simultaneous signals (as for voice or data or video)

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Examples

  • The term broadband does not actually refer to the increased speed of an ADSL internet connection but the fact that the cable going from your house to the exchange is used for different things at the same time; voice calls and the internet.

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  • He explained that the term broadband commonly refers to high-speed Internet access, defining broadband service as data transmission speeds exceeding 200 kilobits per second

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  • The term broadband commonly refers to high-speed Internet access.

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  • The term broadband describes the data transfer rates but does not describe the under lying technology (physical and data link layer) used to achieve high data transfer rates.

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  • Our philosophy has been the broadband is a platform of innovation and thus there will emerge new applications from the proliferation of fat pipes - whether they are wired or wireless.

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  • You wrote "Your broadband is the same as my current DSL here (Atlanta)."

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  • Your broadband is the same as my current DSL here (Atlanta).

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  • Facing intense criticism over failing to protect a public asset for the public's use, the FCC states that policymakers at the federal level have a four-pronged ability to affect what it calls the broadband "ecosystem."

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  • Its Takeover of Arcor Vodafone Group PLC said it bought the remaining 26.4% stake in German broadband provider Arcor that it didn't own for €474 million ($739 million) from railway company Deutsche Bahn AG and investment bank Deutsche Bank AG.

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  • Atika Shubert joins us by a broadband from the Japanese capitol.

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