broadband Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “broadband” in the English Dictionary

"broadband" in British English

See all translations

broadbandnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbrɔːd.bænd/  us   /ˈbrɑːd-/
B2 a ​system that makes it ​possible for many ​messages or ​largeamounts of ​information to be ​sent at the same ​time and very ​quickly between ​computers or other ​electronicdevices: Internet ​connectionvia broadband ​offers many ​advantages. broadband ​services/​networks/​technology/​transmission
(Definition of broadband from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"broadband" in American English

See all translations

broadbandnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbrɔdˌbænd/
a ​fast internet ​connection that does not use ​telephonelines: Starbucks has ​entereddeals that will ​deliverwireless broadband ​access in ​itscafes.
(Definition of broadband from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"broadband" in Business English

See all translations

broadbandnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbrɔːdbænd/
COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET, IT a ​system for using the ​internet that makes it possible for large ​amounts of ​information to be ​sent quickly between ​computers: broadband ​internetaccess broadband ​services/​networks/​technology With this ​website you can ​check the ​coverage in your ​area for all ​providers of mobile broadband. The ​government had ​pledged to ​providefree broadband to low-income families. super-fast broadband
See also
(Definition of broadband from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of broadband?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More