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Bandwidth vs. Broadband

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Bandwidthnoun

The width, usually measured in hertz, of a frequency band.

Broadbandadjective

(telecommunications) Of, pertaining to, or carrying a wide band of electromagnetic frequencies

Bandwidthnoun

Of a signal, the width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit.

Broadbandnoun

(telecommunications) A wide band of electromagnetic frequencies

Bandwidthnoun

The rate of data flow in digital networks typically measured in bits per second; the bitrate.

Broadbandnoun

(Internet) An internet connection provisioned over an existing service using alternate signal frequencies such as ADSL or cable modem.

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Bandwidthnoun

(informal) The capacity, energy or time required.

‘I think it's a worthy project, but I just don't have the bandwidth right now.’;

Broadbandadjective

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)

Bandwidthnoun

The maximum rate of information transfer (measured in bits/second) that can be carried by a communication channel.

Broadbandadjective

responding to or operating at a wide band of frequencies;

‘a broadband antenna’;

Bandwidthnoun

a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel

Broadband

In telecommunications, broadband is wide bandwidth data transmission which transports multiple signals and traffic types. The medium can be coaxial cable, optical fiber, radio, twisted pair or satellite.

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Bandwidthnoun

a range of frequencies within a given band, in particular that used for transmitting a signal.

Bandwidthnoun

the transmission capacity of a computer network or other telecommunication system

‘posting separately wastes bandwidth and disk space’;

Bandwidthnoun

the energy or mental capacity required to deal with a situation

‘he lives alone, and says he doesn't have the bandwidth to handle a steady relationship’;

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