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Definition of "broadband" []

  • Of, relating to, or having a wide band of electromagnetic frequencies: a broadband network. (adjective)
  • A transmission technique using a wide range of frequencies that enables messages to be sent simultaneously, used in fast internet connections (noun)

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Use "broadband" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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"
  • "The term broadband commonly refers to high-speed Internet access."