Definition of broadband in English:



mass noun
  • A high-capacity transmission technique using a wide range of frequencies, which enables a large number of messages to be communicated simultaneously.

    ‘it's important to have a firewall if you have broadband’
    as modifier ‘broadband networks’
    • ‘A new Dutch company is set to offer broadband services via satellite in Europe later this year.’
    • ‘I can also get the phone line installed and broadband ordered, plus a washing machine.’
    • ‘In main urban areas in France, broadband offers an even wider array of services.’
    • ‘In other words, far from being able to do things more quickly, broadband enables people to do more.’
    • ‘This enables all the computers to share the broadband connection via the network.’
    • ‘However, there is a snag: it seems broadband and its applications must be easier to use.’
    • ‘So if free broadcast TV comes to mobile phones, where does that leave video over broadband?’
    • ‘A more realistic appraisal of end user demand might be broadband communication on the pause.’
    • ‘This enables a broadband internet connection to be shared out among wireless users.’
    • ‘He also made it clear that the driving force behind this vision of the Internet is broadband networking.’
    • ‘We use them for phone, tv and broadband, and they've generally been very good.’
    • ‘We are working on fixing this and will bring the benefits of broadband to the community.’
    • ‘After all many wireless networks exist only to share much slower speed broadband connections.’
    • ‘For friends in Shanghai, they are curious about the broadband, which is new to the city.’
    • ‘Instead, the company may offer wireless broadband, which is more expensive than copper wire.’
    • ‘It is also in the forefront of the drive to transmit television via broadband.’
    • ‘If not, then it's either from work tomorrow, or whenever the broadband arrives.’
    • ‘It is therefore too early to speculate as to when particular communities will get broadband.’
    • ‘At the time, a lack of broadband phone services was seen as a potential barrier to Scottish business growth.’
    • ‘Attempts to sell broadband services through the power network have been beset with problems.’
    • ‘The history of broadband wireless has been largely one of disappointment to date.’
    • ‘The news is the first sign of a price war in the market for broadband phone services.’