broadband Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

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 internetconnection 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

autumnal

typical of autumn

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More